Panchayat polls in Manipur on October 7
The much-awaited Panchayat polls in BJP-ruled Manipur will be held on October 7 next with the model code of conduct coming into effect from Friday.
The schedule for the upcoming crucial Panchayat polls was announced by Manipur State Election Commissioner Th Kaminikanta Singh during a press conference at the office of State Election Commission, Lamphelpat on Thursday.
Last date of filing of nomination is August 25 while the scrutiny will be conducted on August 26, he further announced, adding that last date of withdrawal of nomination is August 29.
Kaminikanta said counting of vote will take place on October 11. He said the polling will take place from 8 am to 4 pm.
He said that in the scheduled polls 60 Zila Parishads, 161 Pradhans and 1,513 Members will be elected.
A total of 7,16,830 voters—3,48,139 males and 3,68,691 females— are eligible to exercise their franchise in the coming Panchayat polls, Kaminikanta said.
All activities related to the ensuing polls will be closed within October 19, he further informed.
28 Sep 2015 - 7:22am | Hantigiri Narzary
The All Bodo Artistes’ Association (ABAA) appealed to the people to vote for the top 7 contestant in the DID season 5, dancing competition in Zee TV Proneeta Swargiary to bring another laurel for the state after Nahid Afrin. ABAA president Bikash Basumatary said it was a proud moment for the people of the state that another daughter of Assam Proneeta Swargiyary, one of the most challenging contestants, has reached to top 7 in the DID season 5.
“Proneeta was hailing from Baksa district but currently in New Delhi as her father is a police officer in the national capital. Her achievement has a great inspiration to the young talents of the region and voting for Proneeta would be a contribution towards the blooming of potentialities of North East,” he said.
Dularai Boro Harimu Afat of Jogeswar Brahma also appealed to the people to vote for Proneeta for another laurel for the state.
27 Jan 2016 - 2:57pm | AT News
The 67th Republic Day was celebrated on Tuesday with great enthusiasm and fervour in the Guwahati Frontier of BSF at Patgaon. The Sector Headquarters and Battalions under this Frontier also celebrated the Day with great pomp and show.
SK Srivastava, Inspector General of the Frontier, after unfurling the national tri-color, addressed the border men including personnel of 1st NDRF. He reminded them of the supreme sacrifices made by the freedom fighters of the country in making India a sovereign nation.
Srivastava said that we should sow the seeds of unity in diversity and urged upon the troops to contribute to the society through various societyoriented programs like the civic action programs, medical camps etc. He also visited patients at BSF Hospital, where he distributed sweets and wished their fast recovery.
28 Jul 2016 - 8:24pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau
A six year old girl child died after drowning in the flood water at New Banglajhora in Kokrajhar district today.
According to information, the child identify as Purnima Narzary, 6, of New Banglajhora relief camp slipped in the flood water and drowned.
Her body was later recovered.
The district administration has provided Rs 25,000 as part of the compensation.The rest amount of Rs 4 lakhs will be provided later, a senior official of district administration said.
District administration has been providing relief materials in smooth manner besides extending medical facilities for the flood affected peoples in the district, he added.