sarpanch


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sarpanch

(səˈpʌntʃ)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the head of a panchayat
[Urdu, from sar head + Sanskrit panch five; see Panchayat]
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Summary: Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) [India], Aug 31 (ANI): Ahead of the Assembly by-polls in Dantewada, Naxalites killed the Sarpanch (village headman) of a village here on Friday night.
Tenders are invited for Secretary / sarpanch gram panchayat vidul tq.
Idea behind transfer of power from Gram Panchayat to Gram Sabha especially in Madhya Pradesh, was to abolish Sarpanch Raj, reduce the accountability of state and national leaders towards villages and empower common villagers to decide fate of their development.
Those contesting sarpanch elections will have to be Class 8 pass and in Scheduled areas, the eligibility has been fixed at Class 5 pass.
Summary: Unidentified gunmen killed ruling National Conference sarpanch, Ghulam Mohammad Lone, district Pulwama district, 55 km south of Srinagar late on Monday evening.
New Delhi, March 28 -- A jeans-clad smart female Sarpanch from India created quite a stir at the 11th Info-Poverty World Conference held at the United Nations.
On Friday, BJP cornered the Madhya Pradesh government for erroneously issuing transfer order of a 'Sarpanch' instead of Panchayat Secretary.
IN a shocking incident on the lines of khap panchayats in North India, the sarpanch of a village in central Gujarat's Chhota Udepur district near Vadodara meted out tyrannical punishment to a lover couple in front of the entire population to " protect the prestige of the village".
A day after the killing of a sarpanch in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, six panches and sarpanches resigned from their posts on Monday over terrorists' threat.
Summary: Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], July 13 (ANI): A transfer order has been released for Sarpanch instead of Secretary by the administration in Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh on the condition of money, the BJP has alleged.
ABDUL Qayoom, a sarpanch of a village in Kupwara district, has approached the High Court against Jammu and Kashmir Police, and the Army, for allegedly intimidating, harassing and taking him in illegal custody.
Summary: Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 27 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik met village heads (sarpanch) in Srinagar on Thursday.