Mamata Banerjee

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West Bengal To Add 7 More Districts, Bringing Total To 30: CM Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal's chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, stated on August 1 that the state will gain seven additional districts. The total number of districts in West Bengal has currently risen to 30. "Earlier there were 23 districts in Bengal, now it has been increased to 30. The seven new districts include Sunderban, Ichhamati, Ranaghat, Bishnupur, Jangipur,… read-more

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - 04:54 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: West Bengal, New Districts, Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister, Districts

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Assam CM

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Assam Govt Welcomes Centre's Decision Of AFSPA Withdrawal

Assam CM Hemant Biswa welcomed the decision of the Central Government to reduce disturbed region stretch in the state. Biswa said, "I whole-heartedly welcome the decision of PM Narendra Modi to withdraw AFSPA from all areas of Assam barring nine districts and one sub-division". With this, approximately 60% of the state will be free from AFSPA's jurisdiction. Notably AFSPA is in force since 1990 in Assam.

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Modi Government, AFSPA, Assam, CM Hemant Biswa, Districts

Courtesy: ANI

Indlible election ink.

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First Phase Of Bihar Panchayat Elections 2021 Kicks Off

Bihar's first phase of panchayat elections begun on September 24 and voting will be conducted in 12 blocks covering ten districts from 7 AM to 5 PM. About 15,328 candidates filed nomination papers but only 858 have been elected unopposed. Ironically, no one filed nomination papers for 72 posts. The counting of votes will be held in the district headquarters. The second phase of voting will start on September 30. 

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 - 11:58 AM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Bihar, Panchayat Election, polling booth, Districts

Courtesy: Times Now News