Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda sect, whose chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was pardoned by the highest temporal seat of the Sikhs the Akal Takht, today asked its followers to withdraw criminal cases lodged against Sikhs.
Five and a half hours after he landed in Chandigarh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologized on twitter to the city for the VIP arrangements made for his visit, which he described as "totally avoidable".
Calling upon doctors to be compassionate towards patients, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today told the medical fraternity that people were now moving from treatment of illness towards achieving wellness.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tweeted his regrets for the inconvenience caused to Chandigarh by his visit to the city today. The PM said on Twitter that an inquiry will hold officials responsible for the arrangements that threw residents' life into disarray.
Thousands of students in government and private schools across the union territory of Chandigarh will enjoy a holiday on Friday, as authorities declared a holiday in all schools to coincide with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit in Chandigarh.