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 unanimously elected her as the Sarpanch for the second time. Currently in her 2nd term, Kavita Bhondwe made changes in Gram Panchayats' affairs and stood up against illegal practices of the villages.
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, Mohd Jameel said, "The program has been organised by Indian Army and we are thankful that they organised it. They felicitated the corona warriors. Such programs should be held frequently." This was a joint effort of Indian Army and locals of Poonch together to fight against corona.
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 to assure Sarpanchs that Congress will stand with you always and fight the battle of every farmer, labourer and poor of Punjab," He also said that new farm laws are an attack on the soul of famers.
Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir region received fresh spell of snowfall and rain which have triggered cold wave conditions in the region. The snowfall led to closure of several roads connecting remote villages in the area. In view of heavy snowfall in the higher reaches of the valley, a 'low danger' avalanche warning was issued for Poonch, Rajouri, Ramban, Doda, Anantnag, Kulgam, Baramulla, and Ganderbal.
Due to incessant rains in Dharchula of Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand , the water level of the rivers increased and many roads were closed due to landslides. Locals are facing huge trouble in the..