The State Election Commission is likely to hold Gram Panchayat elections in October or November this year.
Red tapism and inaction by the health department have led to an inordinate delay in the construction of a Shelter for Urban Homeless (SUH ) at Ponnampatti panchayat in Tiruchy district.
Kumaripalayam panchayat secretary Kandhasamy was suspended from service on Monday for swindling Rs 5.89 lakh by issuing fake bills for illegal tap water connections.
The by-elections were scheduled to be held in eight phases from March 5 to 20 this year but were postponed due to security reasons.
Those having complaints of blood pressure, diabetes, fever and other issues will be attended to at the camps and required medicines will be prescribed.
Sub-Collector Dharmendra Mallick and Kujang tehsildar Smruti P Priyadarshini met the agitating villagers in the afternoon following which the sluice gates were opened.
During the end of August, the State government ordered all sweepers and scavengers, who were temporarily working in government schools.
Under the roadmap, works such as supplying drinking water, constructing roads and harvesting rainwater have been given the top priority.
State Election Commission issues SOPs for elections to be held in the next couple of months
As many as 14 transformers have gone defunct in the bordering Nuagaon block of Sundargarh district over the last two months forcing a sizable population of tribals to live in darkness.
On the basis of the complaint lodged by the Sansi Development Council, the Sikar Police have now registered a case against nine people.
Proposal for the minimum qualification and some other conditions for the candidates were being mulled at the government level and may take a concrete shape soon.
According to a police source, the 32-year-old elected representative, Selvi, was subjected to alleged caste discrimination by the councillor C Kuppusamy, a caste Hindu man, on several occasions.
State Election Commission to follow ECI guidelines, including Covid precautions; tenure of local bodies ended in June-July