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Sarpanch

Title of the elected head of a village in India

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A sarpanch or pradhan or mukhiya is a decision-maker, elected by the village-level constitutional body of local self-government called the Gram Sabha in India. The sarpanch, together with other elected panchayat members, constitute the gram panchayat. The sarpanch is the focal point of contact between government officers and the village community and retains power for five years.

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Nashik's specially-abled woman serves as Sarpanch of 2 villages [Video]

Nashik's specially-abled woman serves as Sarpanch of 2 villages

A 34-year-old specially-abled woman, a polio patient, has dutifully played the role as Sarpanch. She is serving 2 villages in Dindori taluka in Maharashtra's Nashik. Dahegaon and Waghlud villages..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:49Published
Indian Army felicitates corona warriors in J and K's Poonch [Video]

Indian Army felicitates corona warriors in J and K's Poonch

The Indian Army and residents of Poonch area in Jammu and Kashmir have taken a pledge to defeat the coronavirus. A programme was organised to felicitate the corona warriors of the region. Sarpanch,..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:56Published
Farm laws an attack on soul of farmers: Rahul Gandhi [Video]

Farm laws an attack on soul of farmers: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi continued his tirade against Centre over new farm Laws. Addressing the digital launch of Smart Village Campaign Phase-2 in Punjab via video conferencing, he said, "I want..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:35Published

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Rajasthan: Sarpanch climbs over JCB machine to stop land encroachment act

Rekha Devi said that the land, which belongs to the panchayat, was being illegally encroached upon by a man called Vagha Ram.
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Gujarat: Sarpanches vow to keep villages open defecation free

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