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BJP State committee finalises names of 9 aspirants for Rs seat

Dr. Raman Singh Chief Minister in Chhattisgarh

The meeting of Bhartiya Janta Party State Election Committee was held on Monday, wherein, the committee after considering all the names and application of the aspirants, zeroed in on nine aspirants and the panel list was forwarded to Bhartiya Janata Party Central Election Committee. The candidates for the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Chhattisgarh would be finalised on March 15 during the meeting of BJP Central Election Committee.

Oppn interrupts Governor's speech

Governor Shekhar Dutt

Opposition Congress tried its best to make the opening day of Ninth Session (Budget Session) of Chhattisgarh's third Legislative Assembly chaotic with repeated interruptions during the opening speech of Governor Shekhar Dutt. When Governor was giving information regarding the works under-taken by State Government for the betterment of farmers and agriculture, Congress Member Tamradhawaj Sahu commented that there is no mention of Rs 270 bonus on paddy.

YAC, ABVP to hold massive demonstration for demands

Chhattisgarh Map

Youth Against Corruption (YAC) along with BJP student wing Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) would be holding massive demonstration at the Parliament of India which is expected to draw about 10,000 youth from Delhi and adjoining states. They have many demands including indictment of Union Home Minister Chidambaram as a co-accused in the massive corporation case of 2G spectrum. The youth are also going to press for formulating strict laws to check fraudulent practices in private sector apart from issuing of Floating Warrant to bring back black money into the country.

BJP meeting for selection of Rajya Sabha candidate from Chhattisgarh

Bhartiya Janata Party State Election Committee has called a meeting on March 12 for fixation of candidates from the party for the lone seat of Rajya Sabha from Chhattisgarh, which is becoming vacant with the term of MP Sreegopal Vyas coming to an end. Meanwhile, sources have informed that discussion is going on in Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee for presenting candidates for contesting Rajya Sabha elections. A decision might take place in the CLP meeting.

Assembly Budget Session from today

Chhattisgarh Assembly

The Ninth Session (Budget Session) of Chhattisgarh's third Legislative Assembly would commence from Monday would be hectic for both Congress and Bhartiya Janata Party. It is being apprehended that the Session which would being with the speech of Governor Shekhar Dutt would be chaotic with Opposition Congress all set to make repeated interruptions in it. The Opposition has already prepared its strategy to corner the ruling Bhartiya Janta Party Government while the BJP Legislative Party would meet on Monday to make strategy for countering the opposition onslaught.

Runners for Rajya Sabha seat

Many aspirants from Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) have to come to fore the lone Rajya Sabha seat, which is becoming vacant from Chhattisgarh. With the term of MP Sreegopal Vyas coming to an end and Election Commission releasing the schedule for elections for vacant Rajya Sabha seats, hectic activities among the aspirants in this regard has increased. The meeting of State Election Committee for selection of suitable candidate has been scheduled on March 18.

Jogi flays BJP government for inflation

Former Chief Minister and MLA Ajit Jogi

Former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi has appealed to the people of State that the ruling BJP Government which is responsible for increasing inflation and tax should that if Congress comes to power it will provide the power on subsidized rate and will make the State as Zero power cut. The former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi in his statement said that it sad that state is reeling under corporation and power production which is the main source of state revenue is grossly involved in malpractices.

Congress gears up for Budget session

Map of Chhattisgarh

Main Opposition party in the State, Congress seems to be geared up for the forthcoming Budget Session of Vidhan Sabha starting from March 12 onwards. the Congress will make sure that the Budget session will not have smooth sailing as they will to raise the issue like custodial death and hike in proposed power tariff during the proceedings. The Congress Legislative Party meeting was held here on Monday, in which issues like custodial death of jail inmate Santosh Dahariya and 30 per cent proposed hike in power tariff will be prominently raised during the Vidhan Sabha proceedings.

State Cabinet to meet

Chhattisgarh Assembly

The Chhattisgarh Cabinet would be meeting on Tuesday for finalising the proposals for the forthcoming Budget Session of Chhattisgarh Assembly. The Cabinet might approve the Governor's address for the proposals for the third Supplementary Budget for the financial year 2011-12. Apart from these discussions might be held for other significant matters.

'Panchayat members not willing to perform'

Chhattisgarh Map

The members of Panchayat are not shoeing interest in the development works of their respective villages which becoming biggest hurdle in growth of the country, these views were expressed by Dr. Anshuman Karola on the second day of the workshop entitled 'Panchayat Empowerment' organised by PRIA an non-government organisation here on Wednesday. Expressing his view on wayward functioning of Panchayat, Dr. Anshuman Karola, the members lack vision and are showing callous attitude towards various development works in their respective villages.

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