Tag: Sarpanch

Sarpanch goes extra mile to teach students at his alma mater in Bhadrak 
Sarpanch goes extra mile to teach students at his alma mater in Bhadrak 

During his visit, the Sarpanch found nothing amiss. But, the students’ complaints about having problems in understanding mathematical problems for not having a mathematics teacher moved the teacher inside him.

  • Thursday, 11 August 2022
Sand Mining From Kharasrota Riverbed
Illegal sand mining: Tehsildar hand in gloves with sand mafia, says Kendrapara Sarpanch

The Sarpanch of Juania Gram Panchayat in Kendrapara’s Aul block has alleged that the mafias are indiscriminately lifting sand illegally from the Kharasrota riverbed posing a great danger to the ecology.

  • Monday, 16 May 2022
Sarpanch Dhumabhata Panchayat
Meet The Odisha Sarpanch Who Home Delivers Election Promise

The Sarpanch in question is Banamali Naik from Dhumabhat Gram Panchayat under Bolangir’s Belapada Block, who actually brought ration to the doorsteps of beneficiaries exactly as he had promised before the election.

  • Tuesday, 29 March 2022
Post-Poll Violence
Post-Poll Violence: Clash Between Sarpanch And Naib Sarpanch Supporters Leaves 7 Injured In Bolangir

Tension mounted in Chandanbhati village under Sadar Police limits in Bolangir district after supporters of the local Sarpanch and Naib Sarpanch clashed over taking out victory procession on Friday.

  • Saturday, 12 March 2022
Tale Of Rebel Who Turned Sarpanch In Odisha Panchayat Election
Tale Of Rebel Who Turned Sarpanch In Odisha Panchayat Election

Speaking on the turn of his fate from a rebel to representing the hopes and aspirations of thousands of people of his panchayat, Kishan recounted that he had revolted and set fire on Rengali Tehsil office to show his protest and teach the powers that be so that such injustice is not meted out to anyone else. 

  • Monday, 07 March 2022
Cobbler Runs For Sarpanch In Kakatpur
Mending Shoes In Morning, Campaigning In Evening, Odisha Cobbler Tries Luck In Panchayat Politics

Dejected by the treatment of authorities, Kartik Rao, a cobbler by profession decided to contest for the position of Sarpanch in the Panchayat elections so that people like him do not suffer any more under the guise of red-tapism.

  • Saturday, 12 February 2022
Sarpanch Found Dead In Jungle
Odisha: Body Of Missing Sarpanch Found Hanging In Jungle, Family Alleges Murder

Some locals of Bijadihi village found the Sarpanch of Kadua Gram Panchayat under Dhenkanal’s Kamakhyanagar block hanging from a tree and informed the police.

  • Friday, 10 December 2021
Locals block IOCL main road over waterlogging

Paradip: Vehicular movement along the IOCL main road came to a standstill after locals blocked the road protesting lack of efforts on the part of concerned authorities to address waterlogging problems in five moujas of Jagantsinghpur. “We blocked the IOCL road to protest waterlogging in our area. We are marooned and it’s too hard to […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Irate locals vandalise Begunia Police Station demanding BJD MLA's arrest

Khurda: Demanding arrest of local BJD MLA Prasant Jagdev for allegedly threatening a former sarpanch, some enraged locals today ransacked the Begunia Police Station in Khurda after barging into the premises forcibly. As per allegations, the BJD MLA had threatened former sarpanch Nanda Kishore Swain. Jagdev had threatened to physically assault Swain following which the […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Sarpanch attacks villagers in Ganjam

Berhampur: At least six persons suffered injuries after they were allegedly attacked by the Sarpanch of Tentulia panchayat under Khallikote block of Ganjam district. According to sources, the incident took place on January 2 during the inauguration of a mandi in Bagalpur village. During the program, many villagers had arrived to sell their paddy; however, […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Resentment, protests mar PEETHA programme

Nayagarh: Odisha government’s Peoples Empowerment – Enabling Transparency and Accountability of Odisha Initiatives (PEETHA) scheme seems to yielding results to the contrary as it is exposing the chinks in the armour of ruling-BJD. During the PEETHA program in Nayagarh today, the Sarpanch and his supporters were allegedly assaulted by ruling-BJD workers for protesting inaction of […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Sarpanch attacked over political enmity in Athagarh

Athagarh: Sarpanch of Kandarpur panchayat under Athagarh police limits was attacked by four miscreants over alleged political rivalry on Friday night. The incident occurred when the sarpanch identified as Paramananda Behera was travelling to Athagarh on a motorcycle. Four miscreants intercepted Paramananda and attacked him with cricket bat and wooden sticks. The sarpanch alleged the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Penthapala panchayat by-poll today; four candidates in fray

Kendrapara: By-election for the post of sarpanch in Penthapala gram panchayat of Kendrapara district will be held today. The post has been reserved for women. As many as four candidates are in the fray. Marua Mallick and Pramila Mallick have claimed that they have been supported by Congress while Babita Mallick claimed that BJD is […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Sarpanch in Odisha beats gong to register protest

Berhampur: In a unique protest, the Sarpanch of Goutami panchayat under Aska block in Ganjam district beat a gong during a meeting alleging apathetic attitude of the Block Development Officer (BDO) towards his panchayat. During a panchayat samiti meeting, Sarpanch Sushant Swain suddenly stood up and started beating gong protesting corruption and partiality in fund […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Maoists Menace
Suspected Maoists kill village sarpanch in Koraput

Jeypore: A sarpanch was shot dead allegedly by Maoists over suspicion of being a police informer on late Monday night at Hatibari village under Nandapur block in Koraput district. The rebels left behind a hand written letter after committing the crime. It was seized by the police later. Some vehicles belonging to the deceased sarpanch, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021