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.
Till a few years ago, there was a man in the Doon valley whom most of us had known at one time or the other. He was indeed a strange figure, dressed in dirty, ragged clothes (though it was always a shirt and a pant), white cloth shoes which were also all blackened with polish and dirt and a funny cap...
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Revelations made by Jayanthi Natarajan are a matter of great concern. We will review those specific files.
Jayanthi Natarajan's letter conclusively establishes that it was not statutory or mandatory considerations which weighed with the Congress, but only whims.