Madan said if there is only one candidate left after the deadline for withdrawal of nomination papers during local body polls, he is declared uncontested winner.
The petitioners’ counsel pointed out that most of the migrant workers had returned and the quarantine centres have been closed down.
After managing 3 temporary medical centres, Madhuchhanda Bhanja is educating villagers on ways to protect themselves from the virus.
The sarpanch had ordered the demolition exercising the powers of Collector that she has been vested with for fighting Covid pandemic.
Setting up temporary medical camps for lakhs of migrant returnees to Ganjam was possible only because of the efforts and cooperation of the sarpanchs, he said.
However, cabinet minister Meena Singh denied the allegations against her saying that she has asked officials concered to look into the matter.
Police sources said the militants fired at BJP Sarpanch Sajad Ahmad Khanday from close range, near his residence at Vessu, Qaizgund in south Kashmir's Kulgam district, today morning.
The works were nearing completion and the officials were about to lay the roof of the Vaikunta Dhamam, when a few persons obstructed the construction, claiming that the land belonged to them.
Death of former sarpanch’s husband triggers violence, followers set fire to 4 houses, a car and 3 bikes; cops take 7 persons into custody
Sources said on Thursday, some villagers led by one Rabindra Lenka, raised objection to dumping of polythene and other waste generated from the TMC in the open.
11 staff including 2 docs of PRM MCH sent to home isolation after contacting a patient
Killing of sarpanch in Jammu and Kashmir attempt to disrupt grassroots political structure: Karan Singh
Ajay Pandita, a Kashmiri pandit sarpanch of the Larkipora area in Anantnag district and a member of the Congress, was shot dead by militants in his native village.
The journalist published reports in his newspaper of how the sarpanch in quarantine was provided food and clothes by his family every day in violation of COVID-19 guidelines.
More importantly, under Section 51 of the Disaster Management Act, they would have powers of enforcement as well as punitive authority.
The villagers have passed a resolution banning liquor and meat and have also set up barricades around the village to prevent outsiders from entering it.