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Kumar’s campaign vehicle was also allegedly damaged. The CEO has already alerted the police department to keep a check on narcotics trade which could possibly be used as a conduit to distribute money among voters. Part one of the series,Amid New Delhi-Beijing mind games ‘patient’ Indian Army braces for long haulwas published on 08 August 2017 The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is at our gates holding war-games and talking war But behind even the wet ears of PLA must lurk one thought: What of Baba Harbhajan Singh has the Chinese president Xi Jinping taken account of ‘Him’ who rides the snowy nights Perhaps China couldn’t have picked a worse place to get into a spat with India on the border than Doklam The tri-junction happens to be the favourite stamping (or stomping) ground of the ‘Ghost who rides the white steed’ guarding the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the eastern Himalayas And the Indian Army marches as much on its stomach as on a steadfast belief in the power of faith India’s borders from the west to the east are strewn with shrines to dead soldiers spirits who keep an eye on the enemy across the border Nothing will and can explain the faith that Indian soldiers have on fallen comrades who they believe have acquired saintly powers beyond that of mere bombs and missiles The temple where Baba Harbhajan Singh is revered Firstpost/ Manoj Kumar At the age of 22 sepoy Harbhajan Singh drowned in a glacier in 1968 However he continued to serve the army in spirit and was formally retired only in 2006 38 years after he was buried in snow In the intervening period he was promoted up the ranks as would any Indian Army soldier ending up as Captain Harbhajan Singh On Saturday China threatened that the PLA was fully capable and more than fully armed to “annihilate” the Indian Army at the LAC Maybe soldiers of the PLA haven’t had any recent ‘sighting’ of the only Indian Army soldier who is on duty 24/7 That or the Global Times and President XI don’t know of the legend of Baba Harbhajan Singh If that’s so then it would be quite in contrast to the belief in the Indian Army camp Every Indian Army personnel from Sepoy to General would swear that with Captain (Retd) Baba Harbhajan Singh “on duty” the PLA can do zilch to annihilate the Indian Army Nathu La has two shrines dedicated to Baba Harbhajan Singh One of them is the Old Baba Mandir (OBM) on the Old Silk Road The other is called the New Baba Mandir (NBM) within Nathu La closer to Doklam Both OBM and NBM are thronged by devotees throughout the day and year They are guarded by men in uniform 24/7 who have complete faith in the powers of their fallen comrade As the folklore goes Indian soldiers believe that Bab Harbhajan will warn them at least three days before Chinese attack Firstpost/ Manoj Kumar According to Army records Harbhajan Singh a resident of Kapurthala in Punjab was inducted in the Punjab Regiment in 1956 In time he came to be posted in Nathu La One day in 1968 while leading a mule train he and his mules fell into a glacier (some say a ‘raging river’) and he was not to be found Somebody in the Army even floated the canard that Singh had absconded But as the legend goes he appeared in the dream of his soldier friend Pritam Singh and told him where to find his body The Army followed "dead Harbhajan’s" instructions given to Pritam in his dream and lo behold Sepoy Harbhajan Singh’s body was found at that exact spot In subsequent dreams late Sepoy Harbhajan Singh guided the Army as to what it should do: Cremate his body at Nathu La; build a temple in his name on the spot; and be on the guard at all time because he would too Local legend is Baba saves local villagers and soldiers of the Indian Army from “evil spirits” and the “evil designs” of the PLA And while on patrol if he comes across a sleeping soldier that worthy is slapped awake Today with the PLA issuing a threat a day it’s a grand battle between the ‘Chinese Dragon’ and the ‘Indian Sentinel’ And guess what it’s the ‘Indian Sentinel’ who has got the Chinese soldiers spooked The Baba appears to both Indian and Chinese soldiers But if he comes to his Indian comrades in their dreams as a benign saint to the PLA soldiers he appears as an avenging angel riding a ghostly white steed rearing on its hooves Or at least that’s what the local soldiers will have you believe Firm faith The Baba follows all the customary rituals followed by any living soldier His bed is laid out in the bunker built specially for him inside the shrine Firstpost/ Manoj Kumar All the Indian Army soldiers posted in the region make it a point to visit the shrine of the Baba to seek his blessings on the way to their duties from Gangtok base It’s said Baba Harbhajan Singh guards the frontier from Jelepa Pass to Nathu La Pass He is believed to “patrol” the border when even the snow leopard sleeps and the Yak nod The NBM is located 4km from Doklam where all the attention is on nowadays but there is no dearth of soldiers and civilians dropping in at the Baba’s shrine throughout the day Visitors come to pray and seek favours Each one of them is given a prasad of dry fruits and halwa by the barefooted soldiers who are on duty to serve Capt Harbhajan Singh People believe the ‘Baba’ has the powers to heal They come to his shrine with bottles of water and leave them at the shrine for a week By the time they pick up the bottle of water it would have turned into a cure for all ailments they believe Soldiers on duty at the shrine told Firstpost that all the units of the Indian Army posted in the region seek the Baba’s blessings The Baba’s shrine has a brass bust of him in the central room along with large framed portraits of the young soldier who was apparently killed in 1968 Devotional songs play throughout the day The Baba follows all the customary rituals followed by any living soldier His bed is laid out in the bunker built specially for him inside the shrine His clothes shoes and other important items are also kept in the shrine Shuttling his portrait from central room (office) to bedroom at given times is part of the drill Firstpost/ Manoj Kumar Uniformed men are deployed at the shrine They make up his bed wash his uniforms and polish his snow boots Shuttling his portrait from central room (office) to bedroom at given times is part of the drill Soldiers on duty remain barefoot at all times They swear that the Baba sleeps on his bed every night after patrolling the LAC They point to the crumpled bed sheets and soiled snow boots Till he hadn’t formally retired at the age of 60 Capt Harbhajan Singh would go on annual leave to his home in Kapurthala where his mother lived His belongings would be packed and taken along “with him” by soldiers “in his command” Leave over he would return to Nathu La by the same train PLA’s reverence Havaldar Jasbir Singh of the Sikh regiment is a regular He said the PLA knows of Baba Harbhajan Singh He has been told that by none other than Chinese soldiers The PLA is curious about the mystery of Baba Harbhajan Singh and the legends associated with him "From their questions it’s clear they are in complete awe of Babaji They are aware that the Baba patrols the border round-the-clock to keep a tab on their activities" said Singh Such is the respect and reverence that the Chinese have for Capt (Retd) Harbhajan Singh they leave a chair empty for the Baba at the flag meetings held between the Indian Army and the PLA A captain told Firstpost that the shrine of Baba Harbhajan Singh is located on the Old Silk Road on which Doklam is located and which China wants to turn into OBOR He said men of the PLA never use foul language when talking of the Baba; that they too were aware of the ‘Spirit that Rides’ and guards the LAC The soldiers believe the eternal spirit of Capt (Retd) Harbhajan Singh will warn the Indian Army of an impending PLA attack three days in advance So far after the Doklam standoff began in mid-June no warning has come from the Baba So nothing to worry Manoj Kumar is a Chandigarh-based freelance writer and a member of 101Reporterscom a pan-India network of grassroots reporters The Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh spent a staggering Rs 1506 crore on programmes to dole out unemployment allowance cheques worth Rs 2058 crore between 2012 and 2013 a CAG report has revealed The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report tabled in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Thursday also pointed out that under the party’s flagship unemployment allowance scheme the funds should’ve been transferred directly to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries File image of former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav PTI "An avoidable expenditure of Rs 1506 crore was incurred on organising functions to distribute cheques to beneficiaries of ‘Berozgari Bhatta Yojna’ in 69 districts though the unemployment allowance was to be credited to the beneficiaries’ bank accounts" the CAG report stated Cheques worth Rs 2058 crore were handed out by the previous Uttar Pradesh government to about 126 lakh unemployed persons by organising functions in 69 districts in the year 2012-13 As per the report Rs 807 crore were spent on seating refreshments and other logistical arrangements for these functions Close to Rs 699 crore was spent on transporting the beneficiaries to the venues The Akhilesh-led government in its reply had stated that that expenditure incurred were in accordance with the instructions of the scheme The CAG however said that the reply was not reasonable as there was no mention of transporting such a large number of beneficiaries to the venue in the scheme’s guidelines These functions led to a spending of Rs 1506 crore which cannot be justified and show a lack of financial propriety and concern for saving public money the CAG report added Written by Express News Service | Published: May 16 2013 2:16 am Top News Sixty-three wides in extras amounting to 72 spelled doom for Ahirrao Cricket Academywho failed to even match the number of wides their bowlers gave awayas Rajmata Jijau Krida Pratishthan (RJKP) registered an emphatic164-run win in the league match of the Influx Cricket Cup tournament at the ILS Law College Ground Smith ParekhHarsh JainNeeraj KhairnarHarish Deshpande and Yash Gujarathi sent down one wide after another as all of them logged two-digit figures giving RJKP easy runs in heaps Interestinglytop scorer Mihir Killedars 40 were second best score for RJKP Akshit Ingale (26) and Om Sane (24) were the other scorers as the team scored 190 for four in 20 overs In that Killedar and Ingale shared a crucial fourth-wicket partnership of 62 runs off 48 balls Man-of-the-match Adhiraj Kadam snapped four wickets for 12 runswhile Sarthak Walke (2/5) and Aryan Dutta (2/5) joined the party as Ahirrao Cricket Academy crumbled to 26 all out in 95 overs The second match of the day saw Ambegaon Taluka Cricket Academy beat Nannaware Sports Foundation by three wickets in a nail-biting finish Electing to batNannaware Sports Foundation scored 121 for nine in 20 overs with Shree Kshirsagar (39) topping the scoreboard Ambegaons response was spurred by a fourth-wicket stand between Vivek Gaikwad (33) and Rutik Choughule (44) worth 84 runs in 74 balls In the endthe team from Ambegaon needed 31 runs from six overs and they went almost made a match of it Ambegaon needed six runs from the last over and Om Bhor scored a boundary on the fourth ball to bring about the win for Ambegaon Brief scores: Rajmata Jijau Krida Pratishthan 190 for 4 in 20 overs (M Killedar 40A Ingale 26 noO Sane 24; Y Gujrathi 2/31Extras 72 (63 wides) beat Ahirrao Cricket Academy 26 all out in 95 overs (H Jain 5; A Kadam 4/12S Walke 2/5A Datta 2/5) Nannaware Sports Foundation 121 for 9 in 20 overs (S Kshirsagar 39G Basantani 19; O Bhor 3/13S Indore 2/29) lost to Ambegaon Taluka Cricket Academy 122 for 7 in 193 overs (R Choughule 44V Gaikwad 33; M Gaikwad 3-21) For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by EXPRESS FEATURES SERVICE | Published: August 28 2012 2:20 am Related News Members of the photographic and fashion communitiesart lovers and admirers flocked to the rear lawn of Jaipur House at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) to pay tribute to the late photographer Prabuddha Dasgupta on Saturday Dasgupta (56) passed away after a heart attack on August 12 Members of Dasguptas familyhis wife Tanya and his two daughtersAleeya and Amaayawere present along with his long-time partner Laxmi Menon at a service conducted by film director Mira Nairalso a close friend of Dasgupta The evening was a study of grace, This also prevented the growth of reactionary Hinduism. 2016 1:00 am The showdown is about power,We would need at least Rs 2 crore to put some of the planes we have into use. Encouraged by the response they have received so far, AP What was impressive about Das was the manner in which he held his nerve during his last shot in the fifth and final set. while the men’s hockey team stood up to the challenge posed by Argentina to virtually sew up a last-eight spot on a reasonably successful day for Indian athletes in the Rio Olympics 2016 on Tuesday. MCM DAV celebrates upgraded status Chandigarh: MCM DAV College for Women.

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