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Extra ST buses for Saptashringi Gad:
The State owned Transport authority ST has announced more buses for Saptashringi Gad Yatra at Nanduri. The festivity commemorated from 30th March until 08th April will have around 175 more buses from various points in Jalgaon District to facilitate better reach to pilgrimage.
Ram Navmi Festivity today:
Ram Navami festivity marking beginning of a new year is being celebrated throughout the Jalgaon District today. Business houses perform God worship and start their new books of accounts for upcoming financial year.
Election observers arrive in Jalgaon:
The EC appointed special Election observers have arrived in Jalgaon and contact details along with stay and telephone numbers of this team is as under.
Erandol Parliamentary Seat: Dr. C. Uma Malleshwara Rao - Election observers (general) - Padmalaya Rest House - 2241474, Mrs. Jhora Chatarjee - Election Observer (General) - Irrigation Rest House, Room No. 1 - 2239019, Susanta Nag - Election Observer (Accounts) - Irrigation Rest House, Room No 6 - 2235923
Jalgaon Parliamentary Seat: A. S. Jivarthinam - Election Observer (General) - Ajintha Rest House - Satpura section - 2236550, Prabhanshu Kamal - Election Observers (General) - Padmalaya Rest House - Girna Section - 2241896, Pravin Agrawal - Election Observer (Accounts) - Ajintha Rest House - Satpuda Section - 2236261.
Please contact the above-mentioned officers in case of any of complaints relating to following up of Code of Conduct by candidates.
What are you planning this March End?
31st March, the ending of another financial year is coming up. Most of business houses plans their taxation issues well before end of year. Banks have hectic workload to calculate their NPA and other factors. The new financial year begins with worshipping deity and books of accounts. With extensive Computerisation, the phenomenon is changing. The Computer CPU replaces hectic manual year ending procedure and Books of accounts.
March month arrives with heavy outflow of cash in form of Insurance premium, Advance Taxes to Income Tax and Sales Tax for business houses. Earlier, managing Income Tax files remained one of major Income resource for many. These people used to give accounting entries i.e. Soft Loans to firms, industries in need of working capital. In turn, the firms used to give annual intrest on their capital. However, with lowering bank intrest rates and easy procedure, the files business is ending.
Banks, FMCG Companies, Co-operative Societies, and Cellular Operators companies have launched mega campaigns to promote their business this year-end. For Banks Fixed Deposits, Cash Credit Loans, Hypothecation loans are major sources of Income and hence most of co-operative banks are emphasising on personal relations to get the major share of deposits.
Interestingly Jalgaon District is one of major Deposits resource with Crores of deposits lying with almost 700 co-operative societies, 300 Co-operative and nationalised Banks.
BJP's Jalgaon candidate Mr. Y. G. Mahajan and Erandol candidate Mr. M. K. Anna Patil will file their nominations on 29th March and Congress Jalgaon candidate Dr. Ulhas Patil and NCP Erandol candidate Mr. Vasantrao More are filling their nominations on 31st March 2004.
Prime Minister Shri Atalbihari Vajpayee is arriving in Jalgaon on 10th April 2004 for campaigning BJP candidate and many more dignitaries will soon conduct their election campaign in Jalgaon.
Temperature reduction gives relief to region:
The Alarming summer seems to have softened on people of Jalgaon. The mercury scale fell down below 40 and continued its softer trend throughout the week. The following graph demonstrates last 15 days temperature vicissitudes.
The District Election authorities have begun demonstration of Electronic Voting Machines at various villages and through social organisations. This is for the first time; EC is using EVM on 100% in Elections.
Use of EVM facilitates faster results and detailed statistics with clear statistics of poll booth levels and votes obtained.
Summer 2004: Drinking Water Problem begins in District:
With summer just arriving, the drinking water issue is harder to hear of. Two villages in Chalisgaon taluka are using Tanker Water supply while District Authorities have occupied 16 well in 15 villages to control the drinking water supply issue.
The decreasing level of water storage in various dam is also another concern amongst people of Jalgaon region. The time ahead seems harsh for people and they may receive once a week or once four days water supply.
JCMC inaugurates Night Shelter for Bus Travellers:
The JCMC has inaugurated a Night Shelter, an accommodation cum rest room for visitors travelling in nighttime through State Transport buses near new bus Stand.
Railways to start Kolhapur - Hazrat Nizammudin Express Train:
The Railway Authorities are starting up a new once a week Train between Kolhapur and Hazrat Nizammudin to facilitate passengers from these regions with effect from 30th March 2004.
The 1053Down and 1054Up once a week will depart from Kolhapur every Tuesday while every Thursday from Hazrat Nizammudin Station and will halt on Khandwa, Bhusaval, and Manmad Railway Stations in Bhusaval Division. Please refer Railways website for more details.
Theatres owners partially withdraw strike:
Some of Maharashtra Theatre owners including 85 from Jalgaon District have uniformly decided to move out of ongoing strike called on 19th March by Maharashtra Theatre owners association. All Theatres in Jalgaon District now will reopen from 26th March 2004.
The Jalgaon City had five theatres namely Ashok, Chitra, Natraj, Natwar, and Mohan. Of these, Chitra theatre shut down last year and a brand new shopping mall is under construction at the site. Sooner theatre including Natwar and Natraj are on row of sales and if such scene continues, people in Jalgaon will have no movie theatres to go and watch movie.
DM Implies section 37(1) and 37(3) in Jalgaon
The District magistrate has implied section 37(1) and 37(3) of Bombay Police Act 1951 in Jalgaon District with effect from 25th March midnight until 8th April 2004 to maintain Law and Order Situation in the District.
With Indian National Congress Party announcing its Jalgaon and Dhule seat candidates, the whole election 2004 picture seems clear now. The Congress I announced Ex-MP Dr. Ulhas Patil as candidate for Jalgaon and Mr. Bapu Chaure as candidate for Dhule Constituency.
With Election notification, the whole election process begun last day and now the candidates announced will file in their nomination forms. The District Authority has received 3200 Electronic Voting Machines that will give Poll Counting result in just 3-4 hours of beginning.
Meanwhile the District Authorities have also demanded for additional security forces to smooth conduct the election process. A CISF Team arrived in Jalgaon last day and more force will arrive soon.
Parliamentary Elections Notification today:
President will issue Election Notification for Parliamentary Elections in four states on 20th and 22nd April 2004 today. It includes 24 parliamentary constituencies in Maharashtra State including Jalgaon, Erandol.
With notification, the election candidature process, nomination, scrutiny and then finalisation process begins. The last date of filling nominations is 31st March, scrutiny on 01st April, Last date for withdrawing nominations is 05th April, polling on 20th April and Counting on 13th May 2004.
Revised Diploma in Education Examination dates:
The D.Ed. New Course Examination will begin on 06th April until 16th April and Old Syllabus Exam from 06th April until 15th April 2004 due to Election schedule. Please contact your respective College for more details in this regards.
MCA/ MBA Common Entrance Test 2004-05:
The DTE has announced CET schedule for first year of Degree Course in Pharmacy, Architecture, HMCT and Post graduate Course in MCA, MBA/ MMS for the academic year 2004-05. The Exam will be held on 16th May 2004 and entire process will be published soon on DTE website.
Welcome summer 2004:
Summer, the period of vacations and outing is here. This time it has arrived in all different ways sending alert signals of increased temperature compared to last year. Class SSC, HSC exams are almost over and the young breed is free to navigate. Every year thousands of students appears for SSC and HSC exams, but due to lack of knowledge of future possibilities and options to select in curriculum many of them hangs in commonly selected courses. If the scenario continues, how are we going to create new breed of scientist, technicians, and future of India? Our Schools and colleges have a bigger role to play here by organising Career guidance seminars to their outgoing students. This will not only help them choose amongst the best but will save lot of their cost in searching and trying out those undecided facts.
People in region usually celebrate summer by going out to relatives or inviting them to visit Jalgaon. With "Drinking water Problems" and "Intense Heat" Jalgaonities dropped inviting and prefers more to go out of Jalgaon. A person could hardly go outing for only 4-5 hours in whole day's time due to excessive temperature and power issues.
Interestingly going out of Jalgaon has also been a tough time taking factor. You have to stand for hours at Railway Station to get your Railway Tickets reserved or pay in hefty sum to agents to do so. The Online Railway Ticket Booking phenomenon is taking its time to satisfy people. Our Local Authorities needs to review this scene and try to develop some places of tourism importance on our own.
Medical Professionals Registration:
The JCMC has urged all Medical Hospitals, Check-up units in JCMC limits to register their profession with JCMC before 31st March 2004. Please contact JCMC Health Office for more details.
DTE calls for Educational Institutions:
The Directorate of Technical Education Maharashtra State has issued a press note urging existing and new willing educational institutions to apply on or before 08th April 2004 for increase in intake capacity or getting new affiliation from DTE for the academic year 2004-05.
The prescribed Application forms will be available on DTE site from 25th March 2004. Please visit DTE website for more details.
Jaipur Foot and Vaccination Camps from JCMC:
Observing fabulous response to its first medical camp, the JCMC is organising another Medical Camp offering Jaipur Foots and Callipers, Eye Check up camp, and vaccination to its Yellow Card Holders (Below Poverty Line - BPL) citizens on 25th March 2004 at its Sindhi Colony Hospital.
March Ending rushes Government offices:
With Financial year about to end, most of Government offices are almost full of people waiting for their various Works/ deposits to be paid. Amongst heavily rushing offices are Banks, LIC office and Post Offices.
Most of Banks are busy in clearing up their Non-performing assets disbursed in form of Loans and offering lucrative schemes to boost their Fixed Deposits.
Gudi Padwa Greetings:
EJalgaon.com Team wishes all its visitors a very happy and prosperous Gudi Padwa Festivity and New Year. Various FMCG companies have announced special offers to cash the festivity bit and almost all shops are open today. Various new establishments are doing "Muhurut" today praying for the best of their activity.
Education Charges Committee formation:
In pursuant to the order of the Hon. Supreme Court of India to fix the fees for the Higher and Technical Educational Institutions, has posted formats for sending the information on DTE website.
All educational Institutions are requested to download the same and send format duly completed by 10th April 2004. Please Visit DTE website for more details.
Entrance Examination 2004 MH-CET 2004:
The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) has invited Application forms for appearing to MH-CET 2004 scheduled on 22nd May 2004. The forms are available with Government Medical Colleges throughout the State by paying a sum of Rs. 500/- from 01st April until 15th April 2004.
Please refer DMER website for more details.
SSC & HSC Exams ends:
The annual SSC and HSC exams have ended on 19th March 2004 giving a great level of relaxation to candidates appearing thereof. Thousands of students tried their best attempt.
Apart from some minor cases, the whole examination process went on peacefully and now every student is eager to hear the announcement for Results.
Employment Opportunities for Unemployed Educated
The Small Industries Services Institute, a division of Small Scale Industries Ministry of Government of India has announced a daylong inspiration Camp for unemployed educated youths in Bhusaval. Please contact 02582-225726 for more details thereof.
Bhusaval temperature touches 45:
The harsh summer has just begun with alarming signals. The Bhusaval city witnessed a maximum temperature of 45 degrees on Thursday while Jalgaon city had maximum of 41.1. The all of sudden above 40 degrees temperature effect has raised tremendous cases of common diseases like Cold, Fever etc.
Right from 12pm in afternoon until 6pm, people find it hard to go out and do their routine activity. The MSEB still is kind enough not to increase is routine power cut schedule.
Theatres on Indefinite strike from 19th March:
The Jalgaon District Cinema Theatre owner's association has called for indefinite strike with effect from 19th March 2004 demanding immediate implementation of all approvals promised by State Government while their October 2003 strikes.
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has announced its Candidate for Erandol Parliamentary Constituency. Adv. Vasantrao More of NCP will have hands on with Central Cabinet Minister and BJP candidate M. K. Anna Patil. Both BJP and NCP candidates are same as that of 1999 Election in which BJP defeated Congress Candidate by a margin of around One Lac votes.
The NCP and Congress I alliance has sharing of Jalgaon and Erandol seats. Erandol seat is for NCP while Congress will fight Jalgaon seat. The Congress Party is yet to announce its Jalgaon candidature.
National Level Wrestling Competition in Dhule:
The Dhule City is hosting K. J. National Wrestling Competition from 18th until 20th March 2004. Around 300 athletes from various parts of Country will participate in the competition hosted at Garud Ground. There are 55kg, 60, 66, 74, 84, and 96kg categories in "Greek Roman" and "Free Style" type wrestling on 14x14 size stage.
The City's administration is in all new form now days. The Administration has begun a new intense drive to push out "Atikraman" in city and reshape shopping complexes owned by it.
A team of 10-15 members along with Police Security visits different areas on basis of written complaints received by it and pull downs any structure/ construction built up without its consent that too without issuing a single notice thereof.
On shopping complexes part, the Administrator in his press announcement, called for uniform colour code to every shopping complexes shops and its shutters. The Authorities have also begun their drive to pull out Excess/ extra constructions, hoardings or signboards in complexes.
The citizens of Jalgaon have urged authorities also to take review of hygiene and other basic needs lacking in shopping complexes and improve the drinking water supply in remotest part as well.
Sun blazes, mercury hits above 40:
The harsh summer has issued fresh warnings to people of Jalgaon region. Last day the Temperature touched 40.3 causing strong heat waves. The Marketplaces remains unfilled right from 12noon until 5pm.
We advice everyone visiting Jalgaon or in Jalgaon region to use suitable heat protection clothing/ measures especially in afternoon and possibly avoid excursion in these timing.
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BJP announces its Parliamentary Election Candidates:
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced its Candidates for forthcoming Parliamentary elections. Of most of announcement, the last successful candidates remain as it is.
Jalgaon - Shri Y. G. Mahajan, Erandol - Shri M. K. Anna Patil, Dhule - Shri Ramdas Gavit, and Nandurbar - Dr. Suhas Natavadkar are BJP candidates for Parliamentary Elections 2004. The INC & NCP alliance is yet to announce its candidature.
Electricity Blackout paralyses life:
A major flaw in MSEB's MIDC Sub-Station caused no power in most of city areas. The blazing Sun with no electricity troubled routine weekend life. However, the MSEB authorities restored the power by 5pm in the evening.
Husband kills whole family and himself in
A whimsical minded husband killed his wife by pelting stones on her head and burnt alive his son and daughter using LPG in Vikhran village of Erandol taluka on 14th Morning causing immediate death of wife and children and him while being under treatment.
The issue has spread an immense mourning in the region and has once again focussed increasing number of torment cases against women especially in medium and low educated community.
Dengue Fever patient detected in Chalisgaon:
For the second time, a Dengue affected Patient has been disclosed in Chalisgaon city. A twelve years Girl facing High fever was admitted in a Hospital on 12th Morning. The said patient's Blood Sample has been sent to National Institute of Virology Pune for further examination and the patient has been immediately moved to Dhule for further treatment.
DM implies Sections 144(1) and 144(2) in Jalgaon:
Considering upcoming Parliamentary Elections, the DM has implied Section 144(1) and 144(2) until 28th April 2004.
Jalgaon's Political legendary personality Babanbhai Baheti passes away:
Renowned Political personality and Senior NCP leader Adv. Babanbhai Baheti (Sitaram Anandram Baheti - Age 53) died on Thursday, 11th March 2004 morning 09.30am following severe Heart Attack.
Call for Nominations to District Sports Awards:
The District Sports Authority has called for Nomination to Jalgaon District Sports Award for the Year 2003-04. The annual Award Constituted to promote Sporting activities in the region offers State Government's Sports and Youth Services Directorate honour to those offering their valuable Services in the field and catalyse sporting environment of the region. Last date of filling nominations with District Sports Authority is 20th March 2004.
Chalisgaon's Varun Kulkarni secures Second
Rank throughout the State in Talent Search Exam:
Chalisgaon's Schoolboy Varun Madhav Kulkarni has secured Second Rank from throughout the State by securing 292 marks out of 300 in North Maharashtra Talent Search Examination.
SSC Examination fiasco: Students get Marathi Version of Social Science Question Paper:
Almost 284 students faced problems when they received Marathi version of their Social Science Paper originally meant in their English Medium. The issue caused delay of Exam for almost 1.5hrs and was finally resolved when the Exam Authorities provided Photocopies of one of English Medium Question Paper to these students.
Group Marriage from Muslim Patel, Deshmukh,
The Muslim Patel, Deshmukh, and Deshpande community is organising a Group Marriage programme on 14th March 2004 at Shah Biradari Hall, Jalgaon. The annual event conducted to help needy people to complete their marriage ceremonial process and promote social feelings.
Political parties continue their candidate hunt:
With Parliamentary Election 2004 announced, all Political Parties have begun their Candidature Search. Every Party is looking for the best candidate to get most of Public Vote Bank and favour.
The Elections 2004 hold utter importance to political fate of many big figures in region's politics and the time ahead for every politician is tough one. It will be interesting to see percentile of Young Candidates, male and female percentile selected candidates ratio that will decide results for coming election.
Railway Authorities reverses "Surat Bhusaval Passenger" extension to Itarsi and Amravati:
The Railway Authorities have inverted their decision to extend Surat Bhusaval Passenger to Itarsi and Amravati to facilitate Passengers from these regions. The press note issued by Authorities quotes "Technical issues are causing us not to extend Train until Itarsi and Amravati."
HSC Exam 2004: Out of Turn Practical Examination:
The Board authorities have urged those students who did not appeared for Practical Examinations due to some reasons to appear for the same from 22nd March until 24th March at Nandinibai School & Jr. College (New Building) along with their College Identity Card, Hall Ticket, and Rs. 100/- Practical Exam fees for each subject from 09am until 2pm.
Physics Practical Exam is on 22nd March, Chemistry on 23rd March, and Biology on 24th March 2004.
'Holi' the festivity
of colours Celebrated with ecstasy:
The whole of Jalgaon region turned colourful on the eve of Holi, the gala of celebration and colours. Friends in groups visited their near and dear ones to colour them to forget the whole last year and venture in New Year with colourful hopes. The earlier tradition of going out singing and celebrating all around repelled with DM implying Section 37(1) and 37(3) of Bombay Police Act, 1951.
The Holi brings in Special Menu with "Bhang Kachori" amongst most popular Holi Picks offered to turn people enjoy the festivity at most. Amongst other in lunch and dinning are Traditional Dishes prepared especially on the eve of Holi after Holika Pujan.
Magician Sumeet on Jaadu Serial today:
Jalgaon's fame Magician Sumeet will perform his dazzling magic tricks today in popular Magic Show 'Jaadu' on Star plus Channel today from 07.30pm until 08pm.
His today's performance includes disappearing a Cold Drink Bottle, generating Silk Thread from 1000 Rs. Note and hypnotising a doll. This is fourth time in last 3 months that Sumeet is giving his performance on Star Plus.
SSC English Paper leaks, Board reschedules Paper:
The ongoing SSC examination witnessed a fuss when a group of unidentified offenders stole English's bunch of 50 question papers stored in Strong Room at one of school in Aurangabad. The Jawahar Nagar Police Station has registered FIR and is further investigating the issue.
Meanwhile, the Board Authorities announced rescheduling of this English paper to 19th March 2004, earlier scheduled on 06th March 2004.
DM implies Section 37(1) and 37(3) in Jalgaon
The District Magistrate has implied Section 37(1) and 37(3) on Bombay Police Act, 1951 in Jalgaon District to maintain Law and Order Situation in the District with effect from 05th March morning until 19th March 2004 midnight.
The Law requires organisers to take written permission for conducting Protest March, Public Meetings etc.
Surat Bhusaval Passenger extended up to Itarsi
The Railway Authorities are extending Jalgaon to Surat's favourite and always houseful passenger Train popularly known as "Jhuk Jhuk Gadi" until Itarsi and Amravati with effect from 10th March 2004 to facilitate passengers from these regions. Of three Surat Bhusaval Passenger Trains running every day, two will have extension up to Itarsi and other one up to Amravati. Please refer Railway Authorities for more details thereof.
Computerised Railway Reservation at Chalisgaon:
After years of modernisation, the Chalisgaon city is now having Railway's Computerised Reservation Centre beginning 08th March 2004. The centre will facilitate people of Chalisgaon region to get Computerised Railway tickets from any point to any other point.
" Mega Health Carnival begins in Jalgaon:
After Spiritual Gurus arriving in Jalgaon region, its now turn for fitness, a week long Yoga Camp from 04th March until 11th March is being hosted at Stadium in Jalgaon City. With expected arrival of a whopping 10,000 people, the camp aims to encourage people for following Yoga - The Traditional Indian tool for health and fitness.
Conducted daily from 5am until 7am, the Yoga Guru Saint Ramdevji teaches right from basics of Yoga to various therapies to get rid of various chronic and critical diseases.
Jalgaon's Athlete wins Bronze in Table Tennis:
Jalgaon's L. B. Rajput won Bronze Medal in 11th All India Senior Category Table Tennis Competition conducted at Coimbatore.
SSC Examinations to begin on 04th March:
The Secondary School Certification Examination is beginning on 04th March 2004. There are 53,714 students appearing from entire Jalgaon District at 119 Exam Centres. Of 53,714 students, 47309 are regular students while rest 6405 are Repeaters. The SSC Exam's last paper is on 18th March.
The Board has urged Students appearing to bring in their Self Signed Hall Tickets, Writing Material, and Compass Box and keep all their reading material like Books, Notes etc. at least 100mtrs away from Exam Centre.
JCMC initiates "Save Water" measures:
After two years of continued Drinking water troubles, the JCMC has announced some measures to save water. Amongst announcements includes banning of use of Electrical Pumps to fetch water from Supply Connection. The banning has raised severe fury amongst citizens as most of areas and houses situated internal to road do not get even a drop of water without using pumps.
With almost same or falling pressures, the summer ahead seems harsh for people of region especially villages like Asoda and city like Dhule which have to forcefully use contaminated Well Water for drinking. The people of region should wake up above all politics and once again ask Leaders accountability on troublesome issues like drinking water.
Last two summer showed scene that any "Jalgaonkari" especially Ladies will never like to recall of. Ladies out on road with two buckets in their hands struggling and fighting hard to get a dip of water for her family memorize of scenario two or three decades before in deserts. Every day of summer built up antagonism for so-called "Rulers of city." The citizens should demand accountability of millions earned by many of corporators and drinking water suppliers during this period.
Still today, situation remains same, easily visible when drinking water supply comes alternate day. Everyone has just one objective "I want more Water."
EC announces Parliamentary Elections Schedule:
The Election Commission of India has announced schedule for forthcoming Parliamentary Elections throughout the Country. The whole of Maharashtra State will go on Polling on 20th April and 26th April 2004. The Jalgaon, Erandol, Dhule, Nandurbar Districts are in first phase of Polling on 20th April 2004. For the first time in Indian History, entire Parliamentary Elections are through Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) offering faster and flawless counting process.
The first phase notification will be on 24th March and last date of submitting nominations will be 31st March 2004. Applications Scrutiny is on 02nd April and last date of withdrawal is 03rd April. Polling will be on 20th April 2004 and Counting on 13th May 2004. With announcements, the Election Code of Conduct has also came into enforce awakening political leaders to follow it strictly.
The Election announcement has initiated process of selecting candidates in all parties and finalising their strategy. Until now, no Party has announced its candidature for Jalgaon and Erandol seats.