15 Positive News Headlines From Punjab Which Went Viral In 2021

The year 2021 was reckoned to mark the end of one decade and the beginning of another. But like every year this year too had a couple of surprises hidden under its sleeves. Some of the surprises were well received, while others left the world amazed. 2021 had its share of ups and downs, of positives and negatives.

As we are an inch closer to 2022, let’s take a look at the “ups” of the year. There were plenty of positive news stories of Punjab that made us smile in 2021. Stories of kindness and generosity, viral videos and happy news – all of these are part of this list that will send you into 2022 with a smile on your face.

List Of Positive News That Made Headlines In 2021

Farm Laws Repealed

On the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation and said that the government had decided to repeal the three farm laws. Also, he highlighted the various measures undertaken for the benefit of farmers like insurance, funding and welfare and said the farm budget had been increased five times.

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Financial Help By Captain Amarinder Singh

You might have come across the video of Vansh Singh, the cute little boy, selling socks on the streets of Ludhiana. In the video, the little boy working hard to earn livelihood rejects 50 rupees because he didn’t earn them. After the CM Amarinder Singh got in touch with the boy, he announced Rs. 2 lakh financial help by the government to his family and complete support to the child’s education.

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Capt. Amarinder Singh Helps 100-Year-Old-Man

Another video that went viral this year, was of a 100-year-old man from Moga, Punjab, Harbans Singh, who has been raising his grandchildren by selling vegetables. Further, After the video went viral, Punjab’s CM Captain Amarinder Singh took to Twitter on Saturday and openly declared financial aid of ₹5 lakh for Harbans Singh and his grandchildren’s education.

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Theaters Opened

On November 3, Punjab CM made the most awaited announcement about the opening of theaters at their full capacity. The news has not only given hope to filmmakers but raised the bars of excitement among audience and fans too.

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Charanjit Singh Channi Paid Rs 150 Crore

Punjab’s CM Charanjit Singh Channi, in November paid his visit to Punjabi University, Patiala and announced that the state government will be paying off the university’s Rs.150 crore bank overdraft and also increase its monthly grant. The move has come following the university facing financial issues.

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Kartarpur Corridor Re-Opened

Before Guru Nanak Dev’s Birthday, the Indian government re-opened the Kartarpur corridor that connects Sikh shrines in India and Pakistan, given the decline in covid-19 cases. The decision to reopen the Kartarpur Sahib corridor further enhanced the joy and happiness across the country.

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Reunion After 74 Years 

An emotional yet happy incident of the reunion of the friends took place at the Kartarpur Corridor recently. As Sardar Gopal Singh, 94, from India’s Amritsar and Muhammad Bashir, 91, from Pakistan’s Narowal rejoined each other at Guru Nanak’s birthday in the Gurdwara Sahib of Kartarpur. 

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No Challan Day

On the occasion of Children’s Day from Jalandhar on Sunday. Punjab transport minister Amarinder Singh Raja Warring launched the statewide ‘No Challan Day’, a road safety campaign. 

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Padma Shree Awardee: Paraksh Kaur

Prakash Kaur, a social worker from Jalandhar city has been awarded a Padma Shri from president Ram Nath Kovind. The award recognises her social service towards abandoned girl children in Punjab. She has been the mother of almost 100 abandoned girls.

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Punjab’s Kamaldeep Sharma In ISRO

A person from Punjab has made the whole nation hold their heads high as he made everyone proud by securing an AIR 3 in ISRO scientist examination. Kamaldeep Sharma who is a resident of Magar Sahib village, Patiala has made a name for not only his parents and family members but also the entire Punjab by achieving the heights and getting selected to become a scientist in ISRO, the national space agency of India. 

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Air Purifier Installed

The Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee (CPCC) had taken an initiative to install the tower at Transport Chowk, Sector 26 in Chandigarh. This is the highest air purifier of India, which will cover around a 500-meter radius around Transport Chowk. 

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Film City In Punjab

The Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi laid the foundation stone of the Punjab film city which will be constructed by the PFC world entertainment private Limited at village Mukaronpur in Fatehgarh Sahib, Mohali road. Channi said, Punjabi songs and movies are loved across the world and Punjabi artists have succeeded wherever they have gone.

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Hiamnshi Khurana’s Financial Help To 10-Year Kid

After the video of a 10-year old went viral, where a kid worked in the fields for a daily wage of Rs.10 to help in his father’s medical treatment. Soon after, Punjabi actress Himanshi Khurana extended financial help to the kid. In the video you will see that the kid is breaking down in front of the reporter when asked about his family’s financial status.  

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Free Travel in Punjab’s Government Buses

The CM of Punjab Capt. Amarinder Singh had announced the free travel scheme in the Vidhan Sabha on March 5. Under this scheme, women residents of Punjab can avail free bus travel in government-owned buses, including Punjab Roadways Transport Corporation (PRTC), Punjab Roadways Buses (PUNBUS) and city bus services operated by local bodies.

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Judaa 3 Announced

One of the most awaited albums in the history of the punjabi industry, Judaa 3 was announced in 2021. The singer made the announcement public through his social media handles in which he revealed that the music will be produced by none other than Dr. Zeus.

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So these are some main events of the year that caught everyone’s attention. Hope you get some positive vibes while reading these great news’ which make headlines this year.

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