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zila parishad

(ˈpʌrɪʃəd)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a district council in India
[Hindi, from zila' district (from Arabic dil' part) + parishad assembly, council]
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To mark the day they organised a discussion at Zila Parishad auditorium this morning.
Summary: New Delhi (India), June 24 (ANI): Taking a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP leader Mukul Roy used the popular oneliner "yeh trailer hai, film abhi baki hai" as one more TMC MLA, and 10 Zila Parishad members including their chief joined the BJP here on Monday.
Chattogram HillTracts (CHT) Affairs Minister Bir Bahadur Ushwe Singh, State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, Dipangkar Talukder MP, Bandarban Zila Parishad Chairman Kyaw Shwe Hla, Rangamati Zila Parishad Chairman Dhumketu Chakma, Khagrachhari Zila Prishad Chairman Kongjuri Marma, Bangladesh Buddha Kristi Prochar Songha President Sanghanayak Shuddhananda Mohathero, International Buddha Bihar Principal Dhormamitra Mohathero, Shakkyamoni Buddha Bihar Principal Proggyananda Mohathero, Nobo Shalbon Bihar Principal Shilvodro Mohathero, Bangladesh Buddhist Federation General Secretary Sunanda Priyo Bhikkhu.
According to reporter, speaking with reporters in Chandigarh after the ruling Congress swept the zila parishad and panchayat samiti polls Singh said, 'The issue is of enormous religious significance for the Sikh Sangat.'
Bangladesh just did that and held the district council elections (Zila Parishad) and, like in any democratic government in the world, ensured the participation of the people in the government.
The report said injudicious decision of Thoubal Zila Parishad led to blocking of fund of Rs 12.50 lakhs meant for providing alternative lighting system to the district.
Mohila Vice Chairman Lecturer Suraiya Akhter Koli, Zila Parishad Member Abu Bakor Siddique, Abul Kalam Joarder and Education Officer Abdur Rouf spoke, among others.
Out of 420 Zila Parishad council seats, the BJP secured 205 seats, the Congress 142 while the AGP could manage only 18.
While out of 420 Zila Parishad Member seats, results were out for 347 seats with BJP at 181, Congress at 122, AGP at15, AIUDF at 15 and Independents at 14.
brought in an ordinance days ahead of the Panchayat elections, fixing minimum educational qualifications for contesting polls for Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad.
Beginning of LF's end: After winning East Midnapore and South 24-Parganas zila parishad seats in panchayat elections, Mamata yesterday said: Acents[euro]A"This is the beginning of the end for the CPM-led Left Front rule in West Bengal".