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Noida: FONRWA elections to be held on July 30

The elections for FONRWA are held every two years. The president and general secretary of all RWAs in the city are eligible to vote. This year, a total of 175 votes are expected to be cast for both posts, including RWA representatives, life members and founder-members. A total of two panels will be pitched against each other in the polls.

noida Updated: Jul 16, 2017 23:00 IST
Vaibhav Jha
Founder-members have renominated current president NP Singh and current general secretary AN Dhawan for the post of president and secretary general, respectively.
Founder-members have renominated current president NP Singh and current general secretary AN Dhawan for the post of president and secretary general, respectively.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)

Founder-members of the Federation of Noida Residents Welfare Association (FONRWA) have renominated current president NP Singh and current general secretary AN Dhawan for the post of president and secretary general, respectively.

The decision was taken at a press meet held in Noida on Sunday. Sushil Agarwal, the founder of FONRWA, renominated Singh and Dhawan for the upcoming elections on July 30.

“We asked senior and founding members of FONRWA about their choice for the president. All of them wanted NP Singh to continue as the president of FONRWA. Therefore, Sushil Agarwal nominated him on behalf of the current team to contest the elections for the post of president,” said Sanjeev Kumar, adviser, FONRWA.

“Similarly, everyone was pleased with the performance of AN Dhawan and hence, he was also asked by Agarwal to continue his tenure,” Kumar said.

The elections for FONRWA are held every two years. The president and general secretary of all RWAs in the city are eligible to vote.

This year, a total of 175 votes are expected to be cast for both posts, including RWA representatives, life members and founder-members. A total of two panels will be pitched against each other in the polls.

The other contestant for the post of president is Sukhdev Sharma, who is the current president of RWA of Rajat Vihar, Pocket C in Sector 62. There have been no other nominations for the post of general secretary.

This year, FONRWA made certain changes to the by-laws to include RWA members of sectors 51 and 82.

“There are two Kendriya Vihars in sectors 51 and 82, which come under the Central government and therefore, their RWA members were not eligible to vote till now. But from this year, we have even included them in FONRWA and asked them to vote,” Kumar said.

NP Singh expressed happiness over his renomination saying that there is still much work left to be done in the city.

“I personally did not plan on contesting again but the founding members asked me to, as there is still much to be done in Noida. We are halfway through our fight for toll-free DND and are yet to get resident representatives in the Noida authority. Public amenities need to be improved and I am hopeful that I will be able to fulfil the expectations,” said Singh.