Begowal councillors remove Tibba from president's post

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Kapurthala, Feb 6 (UNI) Begowal Nagar Panchayat Akali President Dalip Singh Tibba, known as a close confidant of Former SGPC President Bibi Jagir Kaur, was today removed from the office in a no-confidence motion passed against him in a meeting of the councillors held at Begowal.

Bholath SDM Dalwinderjit Singh who was appointed as observer of the proceedings confirmed the passing of no-confidence motion against Akali President Dalip Singh Tibba. He said eight Congress councillors voted in favour of no-confidence motion while four Akali councillors opposed the motion.

The Congress councillors had gained two-third majority in the nagar panchayat after one Akali councillor, Mohinder Pal Singh, joined Congress.

The SDM said he would send the proceedings to the Government to denotify Tibba from the post of President and the election to the President of Begowal Nagar panchayat would be held after the denotfication of Tibba.

Meanwhile Prabha Devi, vice president of Nagar panchayat would be officiating as President till the election of the President, the SDM said.

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