According to the Government guidelines, the Pallahara Panchayat Samiti by-election for the post of Chairman was held at the Panchyat Samiti House here on Wednesday.
The post was vacant since April 2019 after the resignation of former Chairman Mukesh Pal and Vice-Chairman Lili Pradhan was in-charge of the post since two months.
As many as 24 Samiti members voted for Naba Naik, Samiti member of Saida GP, as Chairman of Pallahara block. After the results, Naik with the members met Pallahara MLA Mukesh Pal. Pal welcomed him and advised him to work according to Government rules and regulations and suggested him to stay far away from corruption.