Newly elected Zila parishad, block samiti members to be administered oath on July 19

Chandigarh/July 11
Punjab government on Thursday announced to administer the oath of office and secrecy to the elected representatives of Zila Parishads and Block Samitis on July 19 at Ludhiana.
“Punjab’s Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will be the Chief Guest and will administer oath to newly elected members,” said a Punjab government spokesperson, adding that Rural Development Minister Surjit Singh Rakhra will preside over the function.
Meanwhile, Rakhra congratulated the newly elected members of Zila Parishads and Block Samitis and urged them to work for the betterment of villages with a constant coordination of all villagers. He also asked them to implement the development policies of Punjab government in an honest manner at bottom level.