Congress finds solace in low poll percentage in Uttarakhand
Dehradun Even as BJP is hopeful of change of guard in 2017 state election, Congress party leaders are confident of retaining power keeping in view the low polling percentage this time.
The Congress leaders, including PCC president Kishore Upadhyay, feel that this election may reverse the trend of alternate government formation in the state. They have claimed that latest poll figures for Uttarakhand released by the office of chief electoral officer is an indicative of fact that anti incumbency against Harish Rawat government was negligible. The Congress leadership has also claimed that voters are willing to give another chance to Harish Rawat.
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- Police took Harswroop into custody and questioned him, which led to the recovery of the child’s body, stuffed in a bag from his room.
- Last month on February 22 in a similar incident, an elephant had mowed down a person at Phoolchatti road near Neelkanth shrine
- Congress MLA Pritam objected to the curtailing of Haridwar Maha Kumbh to one month on the pretext of Coronavirus pandemic.
- The declaration was made by the CM in his budgetary speech on March 4 under which the new division would comprise four districts.
- Several studies in the past month have said that the tragedy was because of man-made reasons.
- It was speculated that several ministers were not consulted before declaring Gairsain as the third administrative division of the state.
- The report by Kathmandu-based ICIMOD, which was released on Friday, found that a crack had formed prior to the incident at the site where the rock detachment led to a rockslide from the Raunti peak.
- The CM said, "There have been incidents of family disputes between couples that go to court during which women face issues with maintenance."
- The budget contains the vision of a self-reliant Uttarakhand which is essential to the realisation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of a self-reliant India, Uttarakhand CM said.
- Chief wildlife warden can declare any wild animal as a threat to human life and as such fit to be destroyed under the Wildlife Protection Act.
- The Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad has termed the restrictions as 'stern measures'.