Bhupinder Singh has become the first Mayor of Municipal Corporation of Panipat in an election held on Wednesday.
Congress backed candidates had won four seats of Mayor at Rohtak, Ambala, Yamunanagar and Hisar on July 2. In Karnal, an independent backed by Haryana Janhit Congress became the Mayor. The first woman of Scheduled Caste, Renu Dabla, had been unanimously elected as Mayor of Rohtak. Congress supported candidate Ramesh Mal was elected as new Mayor of Ambala Municipal Corporation after 13 of 20 members voted in his favour. Congress backed Shakuntala Rajaliwala had been elected new Mayor for Hisar and Saroj Bala was elected Mayor of Yamunanagar. In Karnal, Renu Bal Gupta, backed by Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) was selected as Mayor.
Whether India decides to formally join the coalition to combat Islamic State or whether it takes other steps, is for India to determine.
It would have been nice to have finished New Zealand before coming to Australia. It is tiring for the boys.
The Common Minimum Programme for governance in J&K will come out in black and white, and the country will see what we are doing.