Year-end Review: Corporation's Road Developments in standstill:
The financial year 2006-07 is getting over today. The year in past times has brought significant changes and movements in Jalgaon's overall growth and development. The financially seek Corporation seems to have found no escape way out of its hindrances. The MSRDC analysed Jalgaon City road development project has turned into standstill with no further movement from Corporation.
The MSRDC in its review declined to initiate work seeing Corporation weakening and huge debt burden. It did suggested Corporation with 3 options to pay the charges that included special cess on fuel in City; pay off Corporation owned market taxes and/ or levy toll tax. The Proposal included Flyover on Shivaji Nagar and Pimprala, underground drainage, road dividers, DP based roads etc.
How farmer's electricity troubles could resolve?
Jalgaon District's 55 years old farmer in Dasegaon of Chalisgaon Taluka committed suicide at Electricity Distribution Company's office following increasing electricity chaos and troubles. This has led to discussions and political debacle on availability of electricity for farm pumps; its billing process and getting a new connection.
Khandesh's Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar districts have a waiting list of 30,579 farmers to get new electricity connection for farm pump. This issue has taken a new shape amongst waves of election turnaround with opposition parties taking it as a selling point.
The Company has its own set of issues with mounted dues of 398 Crores on 242,253 farmers throughout the region. This include Jalgaon's 157,557 farmers with due of Rs. 210 Crores, Dhule's 55,410 farmers having 97 Crores due and Nandurbar with 29,286 farmers and 91 Crores due. Company officials claims that free electricity to farmers is one of major points that raised its outstanding. The outstanding also includes some large groups having mega agricultural setups and having taken farmers status and enjoying government's benefits.
River-Flow of Top leaders in the region:
Various top brass national leaders from Indian National Congress, Nationalist Congress Party, BJP and RPI are reaching Jalgaon in this upcoming week to address rallies of their candidates in Jalgaon and Erandol constituencies. How effectively local candidates take advantage of these leaders in getting good projects and works flown in, is an issue to observe in these addressing?
Manish Jain elected in Board of Jewellery Trade Federation of
Jalgaon's Rajmal Lakhichand Jewellers owner Manish Jain has been elected in Board of Directors of All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation in its meeting at Malaysia.
Millind Malbari selected for National Volleyball Competition:
St. Lawrence School Class VII student Millind Shashikumar Malbari has been selected for national Volleyball competition at Mandi of Himachal Pradesh from 03rd until 08th April.
Time to rejoice for SSC Students: Board Exam Papers over:
All school students appearing SSC exams had a relaxed note yesterday with completion of SSC Exam. This year's SSC Exam had many mistakes in Question Papers resulting in chaos amongst students. The Board has announced 30 marks bonus for mistaken questions to all students.
Godavari Engineering College organised State-level Paper
The Godavari Engineering College Jalgaon is conducting a State-level Paper Presentation Contest "Energy 2007" on 04th April. The competition is open to all Engineering and Agricultural Engineering Students with today being last day of participation. Please contact College Authorities for detailed information and participation thereof.
Jalgaon Civil Hospital
to get Rs. 41.93 Lakhs for C.T. Scan machine:
Jalgaon District Civil Hospital in Jalgaon would shortly receive a special grant of 41.93 Lakhs for repairing of its faulty C. T. Scan machine. The Hospital procured this machine in 2001. The machine benefits thousands of needy and weaker section people in getting exact medical diagnosis in terms of emergency and neurological aspects.
Madhukar Sugar factory produces 8.16 Lakh bags of Sugar:
Madhukar Co-operative Sugar factory at Faizpur has processed 396,880 tonnes of sugarcane and produced 816,150 bags of sugar from it. It started processing in October-2006 with a target of 450,000 tonnes of sugarcane processing.
It procured 325,680 tonnes sugarcane last year and produced 680,600 bags of sugar from it. The factory has until now highest record of 553,367 tonnes sugarcane processing in its 30th processing in 1995-96 and the lowest turnout was in 1976-77 with 79,580 tonnes of sugarcane.
Maharashtra University Jalgaon presents its annual deficit Budget:
North Maharashtra University Jalgaon has presented its Annual Budget for year 2007-08 in its Senate meeting. The Budget proposes hefty funds for Student welfare, development of Educational Departments, easing administration and employee's welfare. The Annual Budget has estimated earnings of Rs. 45 Crores 60 Lakhs 96 thousands and expenditure of 50 Crores 54 Lakhs and 7 thousands.
It has proposed to start four Placement Counselling Cell that include one at NMU and one each at Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar districts with each worth Rs. 5 Lakhs. Amongst other proposals in Budget includes Rs. 3 Lakhs for M.P.Ed., Rs. 20 Lakhs for Post-Graduation Department in NMU, 50 Lakhs fund for New Boys Hostel at NMU and Rs. 30 Lakhs for New Girls Hostel, 50 Lakhs for Teacher Bhavan. It also proposes 75 Lakhs for Administrative tasks Computerisation, 50 Lakhs for V-SAT based campus networking, 25 Lakhs worth Individual Computers buying, Earn and Lean scheme cap limit raised to 8 Lakhs from earlier 4 Lakhs along with 30 Lakhs for Library enriching and 10 Lakhs fund for Special Hall for Convocation and kind of ceremonies.
Election Commission Chief reviews Parliamentary Bye-election arrangements:
The State Election Commission Chief yesterday reviewed all arrangements of Parliamentary Bye-elections in Jalgaon and Erandol constituencies. The Administration has also started a Media Centre at District Collectorate to educate Voters on using EVM along with all statistical information. The centre has Maps of Jalgaon and Erandol Parliamentary Constituencies along with latest electoral roll, polling booth information, information of all previous elections since 1977 and is open for all Jalgaonities to visit.
Yaval Forestry Development office to close
from 01st April:
The Yaval Forestry Development Office is being closed from 01st April as it is running out in loss. The Yaval Forestry office is amongst Dhule Forestry Division comprising of Taloda, Dhule South, Dhule West, Jalgaon and Yaval along with offices at Nandurbar and Yaval. The Nashik regional office has not received any of confirmation of this closure until now.
English Paper leaked in Jalgaon:
The SSC English Paper yesterday came out 30 minutes before starting of exam and facilitated many copiers in getting its answers from outside. The Exam Authorities have arrested Centre Head, Two Lady Teachers, Two Head Masters, A Trainee-Teacher and a staff in this connection. The Authorities have seized 31 marks Answer sheet wrote by Teacher.
The Administration has conveyed this paper leakage information to Board and it is likely that the Paper would be cancelled as Authorities expressed chances of Questions paper copies being faxed out of district and other areas as well.
District Cricket Association and Rotary Club Jalgaon West organised Talk Show
on Indian Cricket Team failure:
The Jalgaon District Cricket Association and Rotary Club of Jalgaon West are jointly conducting a talk show on Indian Cricket Team's shameful defeat in World Cup 2007 in association with Nutan Maratha College. It would have participation of many state-level and Ranaji level players and managerial personnel.
National Geographical Research Institute to survey Raver, Yaval Taluka for Coal and Petrol natural sources:
The National Geographical Research Institute is searching Raver Taluka's Rozode, Vivre, Moregaon, Raver and Atavade along with many nearby places for likely availability of natural sources of coal and petrol. The Institute has begun its survey as per State Government orders. The Institute team continued its exploration on Tuesday at Talegaon (Nhavi). Availability of any one of such resources could dramatically change the entire region's commerce.
Bye-elections 2007: Political parties in full swing:
The Jalgaon and Erandol bye-elections have equal statewide value as it falls immediately after ZP Elections. All Party major heads and National-level leaders are in plans of visiting Jalgaon for this election. Meanwhile the candidates have begun their homework and ground strengthening with marketing strategies like Tele-calling using Telephone Directories and Community listings.
On Administrative front, there are 6 Election Observers in Jalgaon along with State Chief Election Commissioner right here in Jalgaon to review work progress.
Schools Final Exams likely
The Election factor is likely to disrupt Schools final exams this year. The recently announced 09th April Parliamentary Bye-elections is scheduled on 09th followed by counting. As a result, most of schools are conducting exams on National Holidays like Ramnavmi and other festivity.
The Class V to IX and FYJC exams are from 02nd April until 18th April. The Administration would conduct Pre-Training of Election Process to all participant school staff and as a result, there would be no Exam on 04th and 05th April. The new timetable would be announced on 29th March.
Meanwhile North Maharashtra University has announced rescheduling of 08th and 09th April papers to 15th April onwards. Please refer respective college for detailed information and timetable thereof.
Sapkale's "Surung" inauguration on 15th April:
Marathi Poet Keshavsut Award winner Poet Tryambak Sapkale written "Surung" is being inaugurated on 15th April. This is second release of this collection and the ceremony will follow literary conference after it.
Ram Navami Greetings from Team Ejalgaon.com
Rural-deity: Lord Rama Temple:
The old Jalgaon based Lord Rama Temple is one of most historic temples in region having special mention in year 1865 British Gazette. The Mumbai based monthly journal in 1985 has reported that Ahilyabai Holkar renovated this temple. This temple has both religious and Varkari traditions. The Traditional 'Gadi System' of this temple had Appa Maharaj in 1867.
The temple celebrates every Hindu festivity with cheer and full devotion and has special events like Rath festivity. It is also quoted that Ramanuj Panth renowned Mahant Shri Ramanand Swami stayed here for month duration. He then offered Lord Rama small idol to Appa Maharaj seeing his devotion and commitment. This idol is taken in every year's Rath festivity and has huge devotees all around.
The Chimukle Rama Temple opposite Bus Stand is also amongst one of faith centres of devotees having setup in 1918. The construction work begun in 1914 and has ancient idols of Lord Rama, Seeta and Laxmana. The Lord Rama temple in Mehrun is also amongst one of ancient temples setup in 1960 period.
Ground all set for battle:
11 Candidates in Jalgaon and 5 in Erandol:
The last day of withdrawing nominations is finally over and the day witnessed 4 each withdrawals from Jalgaon and Erandol. With this, the final figure in Jalgaon has touched to 11 and to 5 in Erandol.
Amongst major candidature at Jalgaon is Dr. Arjun Bhangale from Congress-I with NCP Alliance, Haribhau Jawale from BJP - Shivsena alliance and Dr. B. S. Patil from BJP and Shivsena Alliance with Adv. Vasantrao More from NCP - Congress-I alliance at Erandol Constituency. All parties have begun their campaigning using traditional media as if Auto-rickshaw based publicity, visiting personally to many areas and mouth-to-mouth publicity. Many senior leaders from national level parties are also arriving in Jalgaon to address their supporters in large numbers. It would be equally interesting to see how these candidates promote their candidature and commit on sensitive and equally important issues like more of Industrial Growth, getting good National level Government institution setup, more funds for infrastructural works etc.
Please click here to view Jalgaon and Erandol parliamentary bye-elections special coverage page.
water reserve down to 58%, summer heat intensifies:
The intensifying summer is decreasing stored water level in dam sharply. The Hatnur dam has reported water storage of 58% as of yesterday. Other dams are also having sharp decrease in water levels. This could generate harsh summer signs for Jalgaonities in terms of water shortage in no plans from local administration to tackle the same.
There has been a sharp increase in temperature in last 10 days and afternoon time has fire blazes like effect. The District Civil Hospital has set up a special Heat-Affected Support Section. District's Sub-Hospitals and rural hospitals also have special sections to facilitate heat-affected patients.
The Onion Juice remedy remains best natural medicine. Applied and massaged on front head, legs and hairs, reduces body heats in a very effective manner and relaxes a lot.
Conference by Sindhi Community Mandal on 01st April:
The Jalgaon Sindhi Community Mandal is organising a Hindi Laughter-literary conference on eve of Sindhi Day i.e. Chetri Chand festivity. The event is on Sunday, 01st April from 6.30PM until 11PM at Saint Baba Hardasram Hall.
The event would have participation of many of Laughter-Challenge TV Show fame participants.
Parliamentary Bye-elections Observers arrive:
The EC appointed Election Observers have arrived in Jalgaon. The Observers have urged to communicate directly for any of queries, hindrances in free and fair polling. The Observers are Shashank Goyal - 9848155134, Vinod Semwal - 9420108870 from 23rd March along with R. C. Sakhla - 9811917342, Dinesh Kumar - 9890023532 and Chandrashekhar - 9423977277 from today.
Satpuda Mega Water Recharge project proposal
to be submitted to CWC:
Jalgaon District Collectorate prepared Satpuda Mega Water recharge project has got final clearance from State Government. The proposal with suggested Government amendments will now go forward to Central Water Commission for final approval. This announcement has come as a joy to Khandesh region amidst upcoming harsh summer and water chaos.
The proposal prepared 3 years ago proposes a mega water-recharging scheme on bottoms of Satpuda hills. The Authorities surveyed the proposed site and then referred the same to State Authorities for final approval. The proposal faced stiff protest from Vidarbha on technical grounds. All technical queries posted are finally resolved.
marriages Muhurat remaining:
This year has mere 40 marriages Muhurat remaining after Gudi Padwa festivity until 26th July 2007. Amongst busiest Muhurat are April 1-5, 11-13, 26,29-30, May 1,2,4,6,8-10,13-14, June 20,24-25,27-28,30 and then July with 3-4,7,8,11,19-23. There is an "Adhik Mass" (additional month as per Hindu Tithi) from 17th May until 15th June 2007.
approves acceptance to State Electricity Distribution Company's Akshay Prakash
The Asoda village living on mere 6kms distance to Jalgaon city has agonies to cry for. The drinking water troubles, road issues are now more with State Electricity Distribution Company's electricity load shedding. The village has 14 hours of daily load shedding and it is very hard to survive its farming mainly having roses, Brinjals and allied grains. The Village Panchayat in meeting of all villagers yesterday unanimously approved to go for Akshay Prakash scheme having assurance of continued electricity subjected to minimum load assurance.
Parliamentary Bye-elections: All Candidates nomination valid:
The Jalgaon and Erandol Parliamentary Constituencies all filed nominations have turned valid in scrutinisation yesterday. There are in all 15 candidates in Jalgaon while 9 in Erandol. Last date of withdrawing nominations is 26th March. Meanwhile political parties have started meetings to intense their campaigning and create good voters base.
Mission Octroi removal: Business Confederation
announces boycott to Parliamentary elections if Octroi not removed:
The Jalgaon District Businesses Confederation in its meeting yesterday has announced protest boycott to upcoming Parliamentary bye-election in case State Government do not come up with satisfying solution to remove Octroi Tax. The Federation of Associations of Maharashtra is meeting on 26th March to finalise its stand on indefinite protest closure or suitable steps against this if not taken off. The Body has also asked its member associations to go polling only if political parties issues written confirmation for the same.
JRKD organised Post Budget
Talk Show today:
The JRKD Co-operative Credit Society is organising a Post-Budget Talk Show in Jalgaon today on 4PM at Omkar Lawns. CNBC Channel fame Tax Guru Serial Director and tax consultant Subhash Lakhotia would host and guide on Post-Budget Tax Planning in this show.
ZP Committee Head selection
on 02nd April:
The newly elected ZP Body would elect its new committee heads on 02nd April. The State Rural Development Authority has issued this order to ZP Administration. Amongst major committees, include Education, Heath, Social Welfare, Agricultural, Finance, Public Works and Women and Children Welfare department.
Electricity Distribution Company announces Private-Party based Distribution System:
The State Electricity Distribution Company has announced Private-Party franchise based electricity distribution and billing system in ten divisions including Jalgaon. This includes Jalgaon, Dhule, Aurangabad, Kalva, Ulhasnagar, Nagpur and Ahmednagar districts. This announcement would take around 6 months or so time to turn into practical.
Parliamentary Bye-elections: 15 Candidates in Jalgaon, 9 in Erandol:
With last date of filling nominations over on yesterday, the first picture of Parliamentary Bye-elections is clear. There are 15 candidates having filed nominations in Jalgaon and 9 in Erandol constituency. All nominations filed would undergo scrutinisation today followed by 26th March as last day of withdrawing nominations.
Jalgaon Constituency has Congress-I Candidate Dr. Arjun Bhangale, BJP's Haribhau Jawale while Erandol has NCP's Adv Vasantrao More and BJP-Shivsena alliance candidate Dr. B. S. Patil along with NCP's Gulabrao Deokar as dummy candidate along with many small parties and independent candidates. Exact candidature and picture would be clear only after 26th March, last day of withdrawing nominations.
The District Administration has demanded increase of 32 polling booths for this election. There are in all 2,355 polling booths in both constituencies with 3,100 EVM machines. Commission's Election Observers are also arriving in District shortly. State Election Commission Chief is also arriving in Jalgaon on 28th March to monitor overall developments and arrangements.
2,557,743 voters in Jalgaon District:
The Jalgaon and Erandol Parliamentary Bye-elections have 2,557,743 voters that include 1,244,702 Ladies and 1,401,907 Gents voters. The Jalgaon Taluka has highest number of voters with 281,511 and Yaval having lowest of 169,674 voters. The Authorities have appointed 31 officers for smooth conduct of this election process.
Chalisgaon - 235, 702
Co-operative Department urges farmers to report balance sugarcane:
The District Co-operative Department has urged all farmers to avail their sugarcane balance stock information at earliest. The Jalgaon farmers had wonderful sugarcane crop this year and as a result most had overflowing stock that remains lying following full limits of procurement of sugar factories. The State Co-operative Directorate and Regional Deputy Director of Sugar have called for this information to formulate its action plan. The primary estimates report around 300,000 metric tonnes sugarcane lying with farmers.
Jalgaon Business Confederation meeting
today to finalise stand on Octroi:
Jalgaon District Businesses Confederation is meeting today at 4PM to finalise its stand on Octroi Tax protest and send its supportive resolution to State unit. The State Government has not conveyed anything in its Annual Budget 2007-08 few days back and as a result, traders are disappointed and are in plans to raise strong protest on Octroi Tax quoting fact that VAT has already exceeded Government's planned revenue collection.
Kureshi wins Body Building Competition:
The Jalgaon People Bank sponsored sixth Body Building competition ended yesterday with Rex Gym Bhusawal's Sajid Kureshi winning the title. The Award comprises of Rs. 2,001 Cash Prize and Trophy. Amongst other winner, include Sunil Bhusawal from National Health Club Jalgaon in 0-52KG Category, Sayyed Anis from National Health Club Jalgaon in 53-57KG Category, Shaikh Kalim from Shri Sai Bajrang Gym Jalgaon in 58-62KG category along with Abdul Hamid Bhusawal winning Best Poser Award and Dattatrya Thakare from Jalgaon winning Most Improved Award.
Co-operative Banks Association announces Lifetime Achievement Award for Dr. Acharya:
The Maharashtra State Co-operative Banks Association has announced Year 2006 Late V. A. Patil Memorial Special lifetime achievements Awards to Jalgaon's Dr. Avinash Acharya. Dr. Acharya is Jalgaon Janta Bank's founder President and Senior Social activist and has been serving society since last 28 years by means of co-operative movement.
seven Villages receive "Nirmal Gram" Award:
The State Government Rural Development Ministry has announced Jalgaon's 7 villages being selected for "Nirmal Gram" Award for the year. The Awarding criterion includes 100% use of private sanitation means and no open-toileting. These villages are Deogaon - Devli, Mehergaon (Amalner), Dambrun (Chalisgaon), Madani (Jamner), Chinchol (MuktaiNagar), Mangalwadi (MuktaiNagar) and Navare (Yaval). Last year Bornar village in Jalgaon Taluka received this award.
Under-25 Cricket team announced:
The District Association has announced Jalgaon team for upcoming under-25 MCA Cricket competition. Team has Mushtaque Ali (Captain), Yogesh Savant (Vice Captain), Aditya Bagadde, Kiran Jadhav, Prashant Borse, Mehul Ingle, Tanvir Ahmed, Taslim Pathan, Rahul Chaudhari, Hasin Tadvi, Ganesh Lohar, Jitendra Patil, Javed Shaikh, Yogesh Chaudhari along with Kalim Shaikh, Varun Deshpande, Vijay Lohar and Samadhan Kedar as reserved Players.
District Businesses Confederation initiates Protest strike against VAT on Essential commodities:
The VAT Chaos continues to hammer on second consecutive March end with State announcement of imposing VAT on essential commodities. Today's State Budget would give final imprint on this decision and if levied could raise rates of essential commodities throughout Maharashtra.
The Confederation has decided not to procure further all essential commodities until final decision on VAT is made. It has also shown readiness for indefinite strike against VAT if finally imposed.
bye-Elections: Announced Candidates fill in their nominations:
The NCP and BJP announced Candidates yesterday filed in their nominations for respective constituencies at Jalgaon Collectorate. NCP candidate Adv. Vasantrao More and BJP Candidate Dr. B. S. Patil filed in their nomination for Erandol while Ex-MLA Haribhau Jawale filed in for Jalgaon. Congress-I announced Candidate Dr. A. G. Bhangale would file his nomination today for Jalgaon Constituency.
Meanwhile the entire Election process has focus on Sureshdada Jain views and stand, as his Party NCP has not allotted ticket. He is yet to announce his final views and role in the entire process. Last date of filling nominations is 23rd March and until now, 28 aspirants have taken nomination forms.
Project layout Ready:
The State owned Deepnagar based Bhusawal Thermal Power Station (BTPS) two new additional 500MW Power-generating units project is all set to begin. The BHEL has received this Contract worth Rs. 2,557 Crores with Rs. 250 Crores as Advance towards works. The Project location based 150 shelters would be rehabilitated to newer places. This Project work's first phase of Environmental and pollution control clearance was cleared last year and it would now be setup at 65 Hectares land as per the new layout.
- Pulses City: A Review on Pulses Market:
Jalgaon Bazaar popularly known for its wide range of Gold and Silver Jewellery along with Banana has another distinguished identity of being largest Pulses Market. The region has hundreds of pulses processing factories and traders selling to over 40 Countries in Exports. Central Government's currently imposed ban on Export of Pulses is likely to be lifted in next two months.
Jalgaon earlier had a very few pulses factories in Shivaji Nagar area. This figure expanded further in 1980 to 1990 decade with arrival of many medium to high volume industries in this field. The Pulses Trade and Processing industry has biggest challenge of survival amidst commodity exchanges based trading and day trades.
Khandesh region demands
"Khandesh Queen Train" with Railway Ministry:
The Maharashtra Uniformity Council Surat has demanded initiating of Khandesh Queen Express Train from Surat via Mumbai to Bhusawal to facilitate huge number of commuters in this route. The Council members submitted a written request to Railways State Minister in Delhi.
The Surat belt has huge number of Khandesh people especially from Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar and starting up of such trains will ease and add to their convenience of reaching Jalgaon and Bhusawal.
Jalgaon Corporation enters fifth year:
The Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation is entering into its fifth year today. The financially sick and indebt Corporation is finding itself trapped in hard times in balancing public confidence and boosting overall business and trade in region. The Corporation has to pay Rs. 1 Crore per month to JDCC Bank towards its huge loan failing which its building and other assets like V. V. Market could be possessed by Bank.
Amongst major challenges ahead for Corporation are implementing Waghur dam project water supply in city. Jalgaon city is facing drinking water shortage since last 5 years and Corporations all efforts have failed to normalise water supply. The City currently getting water supply from Girana dam would have to be very self-sufficient on mini dam like Waghur. Amongst other challenges include Road Development and repairs, improving quality of services in Corporation owned Shopping complexes and most importantly catalyse Industrial growth to avail jobs and business in region.
ZP President and
Deputy Selection today:
District Council (ZP) Body would formally elect its President and Deputy in a Special Meeting called today. The BJP - Shivsena alliance winning majority in this ZP election has announced its senior member Murlidhar Dagadu Tayade for President and Shivsena has announced Prakash Ratan Somwanshi for Deputy Post. Congress has also announced its candidate. As BJP - Shivsena alliance has majority, its candidates are likely to be finalised today. The election process would begin at 11AM to 1PM with official nomination filling followed by scrutiny and then majority votes based selection in meeting.
announces its Parliamentary Candidature:
The BJP has announced Amalner's Dr. B. S. Patil as its candidate for Erandol Constituency and Ex-MLA Haribhau Jawale for Jalgaon constituency. NCP earlier announced Adv. Vasant More for Erandol Constituency would fill his nominations today. Congress-I is yet to announce its Jalgaon candidature. The Third front comprising of Janta Dal, RPI, BSP and other such parties is meeting today to finalise its candidature.
Meanwhile District Administration has called for Electronic Voting Machines from Akola, Amravati and Dhule as well and has geared up its preparations for the same. The Erandol constituency has now a total of three applications filed by various party candidates.
Parliamentary Elections: NCP announces Adv. More for Erandol Constituency:
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has announced Parola's Ex-MLA Adv. Vasantrao More for Parliamentary Bye-elections at Erandol on 09th April. BJP has announced Amalner's Dr. B. S. Patil for this seat. BJP will formally announce its list today and NCP is likely to announce its Jalgaon candidature by tomorrow.
The Announcement has come up as a shocker to region's senior leader Sureshdada Jain having demanded Erandol Constituency candidature from the Party. He has not comment on this announcement and is likely to fight this election as Independent candidate from Erandol.
The Republican Party has announced its District President Mohan Nikam and Sambhaji Brigade District President Prataprao Patil as Candidates for Jalgaon Constituency. The united alliance has urged to both file their nominations and later on withdraw one as both clears.
Intense heat continues
to paralyse life: Bhusawal touches 42 Degrees:
Harsh summer arrival is making life miserable with mercury rising significantly every day. Bhusawal city yesterday recorded highest of 42 Degrees after 40.5 Degrees a day before.
Gudi Padwa festivity Greetings:
Warm Greetings and Happy New Year on the auspicious eve of Gudi Padwa Festivity
Heat arrives: Bhusawal touches 45.5 Degrees:
Parliamentary Elections political environment is yet to heat up but the intense summer warning is clearly visible here. Jalgaon City and Bhusawal both witnessed highest of this season temperature yesterday. Bhusawal had 40.5 Degrees temperature yesterday. Electricity Load Shedding added with hectic summer heat is likely to disrupt Jalgaon life severely during upcoming summer.
Khandesh Political Parties marks stronger
protest to State likely rethinking on deducing Khandesh Package funds:
The State Government is in consideration of rolling back Special Funds of Rs. 387 Crores availed for development of Khandesh region in upcoming budget on 22nd March. This announcement has come up as a strong rage for entire Khandesh region. All senior Leaders, MLA and MP from Khandesh met State Governor and conveyed this protest mark. All leaders quoted no objection to special provisions for drifted areas from other than Khandesh Package funds.
Community Chetri Chand festivity tomorrow:
Jhulelal Festivity committee is conducting a rally tomorrow at 4PM on eve of Chetri Chand day. All shops of community would remain closed after 4PM for this event. The event would begin with worshipping of Marimata Deity at Fule Market and then continue.
BJP and Shivsena announce Alliance formation in ZP:
The majority seats gaining BJP and Shivsena have finally announced their formal alliance for ZP ruling. Under new arrangement of alliance, BJP will have ZP President Post wherein Shivsena would get Deputy Post. BJP won 26 seats, Shivsena won 15 seats and this alliance would mean a clear majority for this alliance.
ZP President and Deputy Election are on 21st March and this announcement has ended other rumours of cross-party alliance.
Third Rural Khandesh Literary Conference
Khandesh's third Rural Literary Conference is being organised at Waghadi in Shirpur Taluka today at ZP School ground. Conference would have various Khandesh Literary field dignitaries along with inauguration of various new releases.
Parliamentary Elections: Parties likely to announce Candidates
All Political parties continue to conduct various meetings and discussions to finalise their candidature for upcoming Parliamentary bye-Elections on 09th April. It is likely that these major parties announce their candidature on Gudi Padwa eve. No Application was received on 02nd Day of nomination filling. There will be no fillings on Sunday and Monday following Gudi Padwa festivity. Until now, 10 candidates have taken applications for Jalgaon Constituency. This totals to 16 applications taken in 2 days for Jalgaon and 7 in Erandol Constituency. Meanwhile the Shiv-Rajya Party has announced that it would fight in this election on its own.
Gudi Padwa festivity cheers markets:
The Gudi Padwa festivity on Monday has spread cheer and enthusiasm in markets. The festivity marked as Marathi New Year is on Monday, 19th March. Traditionally day begins with "Abhyang-snana" after end of Amawasya at 8:13AM IST and continue with Brahma-Dhvajvandana, Shri Rama Navratri beginning, Vasantik Deity Navratri beginning. The day also has solar eclipse and as a result, Astrologers have suggested Gudi setting up immediately after Amawasya end.
This New Year Panchang has 17th May to 15th June 2007 as Additional Jyeshtha Month and therefore next Year's Gudi Padwa would be on 06th April 2008 and the day also has Amawasya.
One Application at Erandol:
The District Election Authorities have received a Nomination form at Erandol from Hindustan Janta Party Candidate on very first day. Until now six aspirant candidates have taken Jalgaon nomination forms and no one has yet returned duly filed forms.
Parliamentary Elections nomination process begins today:
Jalgaon and Erandol Parliamentary bye-Elections nomination filling process is beginning today and would continue until 23rd March. Nomination scrutinisation process is on 24th followed by 26th March as last day of withdrawing followed by voting on 09th April and Votes counting on 12th April. District Administration has instructed respective Block Development Offices and Government's various Agencies in planning for this election.
Meanwhile Candidate selection is one of the hottest topics in public discussions now a days with many a senior leaders and youth being discussed for being selected. Leading Political parties in zone are cautious over candidate selection and as a result, none has yet officially announced their candidature.
Corporation completes Waghur dam
water supply testing works:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation has completed its prestigious Waghur dam water supply technical test. The test was for 8.5 KMS distance water supply continuity. It took two 30HP Water pumps to put into a tank and then three 30HP water pumps to water filtering centre having distance of 8.50 KMS. The MIDC Express Feeder based electricity supply line work is also in full-fledged speed along with filling of this pipeline work.
"Opinion Polls verdict Congress I - NCP in Erandol and BJP - Shivsena Alliance
in Jalgaon" quotes Media reports:
The recently finished ZP and Village Panchayat elections have reflected polling trends of rural Jalgaon. The western areas in District having Erandol Parliamentary Constituency is likely going to have Congress I - NCP Alliance wherein Jalgaon Parliamentary Constituency is likely to have BJP - Shivsena alliance as winners. Parliamentary Elections polling is after mere three weeks and ZP along with Panchayat results has given a fair idea of voting pattern.
The Erandol Parliamentary Constituency has Erandol, Chalisgaon, Bhadgaon, Pachora, Parola, Amalner and Chopda. Congress I - NCP alliance has won 287,706 votes in all wherein BJP - Shivsena alliance has won 284, 827. These figures indicate credence to Congress I - NCP if came in alliance.
The Jalgaon Parliamentary Constituency has Jalgaon, Jamner, Bhusawal, Bodwad, MuktaiNagar, Yaval and Raver Taluka. The BJP - Shivsena alliance has won 266,141 votes wherein Congress I - NCP alliance has won 239,991 votes. This indicates significant influence and hold of BJP - Shivsena alliance in this belt of District.
District's overall voting pattern has led BJP as #1 Party getting 346,975 votes followed by NCP having 299,474 votes, Congress-I having 228,223 and Shivsena getting 203,993 votes.
ZP Elections: BJP wins ZP Block and NCP wins Panchayat in Adavad: Head and Deputy Selection today:
District Council and Village Panchayat election heat is over with last awaited result of Adavad (Chopda) announced yesterday. BJP candidate has won ZP Block wherein NCP candidate has won the Panchayat section. The District Administration has announced conducting special meetings at respective Panchayat Offices to elect new Panchayat Head and Deputy at 3PM using majority approval method in presence of District Authority appointed Officer. Bodwad Panchayat has ST (Ladies) reservation but could not complete election process as its sections do not have reservation for ST Ladies. Usually Committee head election is done on District levels wherein sections reservation is taken based on ascending order of population.
|Panchayat||Head Post Reservation|
|Dharangaon -||Scheduled Caste (SC)|
|Bhusawal||Scheduled Tribes (ST)|
|Bodwad||Scheduled Tribes (ST) Ladies|
|Jalgaon, Yaval, Raver, Pachora||OBC|
|MuktaiNagar, Chopda||Open Ladies|
|Bhadgaon, Erandol, Jamner, Amalner, Chalisgaon, Parola||OPEN|
Parliamentary Elections announcement generates movement
in political circles:
The sudden announcement of Parliamentary elections in Jalgaon and Erandol constituencies has lead to movements in all major political parties. Various parties State Unit heads are in discussion with their local representation for electing candidates. This election is likely to be another interesting battle with participation of many of senior political leaders in the region.
Municipal Council Budget submitted:
Chopda Municipal Council Administration has presented its Annual Budget in General Body Meeting. The Budget avails Rs. 1 Crore for Council Administrative Building, 85 Lakhs for Road Development, 25 Lakhs for Gutters and waste channeling in City, 15 Lakhs for Public Toilets, Bathrooms, 10 Lakhs towards compensation of Land Acquisition for various developmental works. It also avails Rs. 1 Crore for IHSDP Housing scheme, 10 Lakhs for Local Constituency Development works, Rs. 2.80 Crores under UIDSMT scheme, Rs. 3 Crore for water supply under UIDSSMT scheme. It also proposes 25 Lakhs for New colonies setup, 54 Lakhs for 12th Finance Commission, 8.5 Lakhs under Golden-Jubilee Urban Development scheme, 15 Lakhs for Gul project to generate electricity for water supply to city and then introduce solar power based street lights.
Temple on banks of Girana River:
The Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Temple Trust (B.A.P.S.) is setting of a mega Akshardham Temple on banks of Girana River in Jalaram Nagar in Jalgaon city. Community's senior saints visited this site yesterday and have given go ahead for the same. The idea is in conception phase and would take a year or so time to complete the construction work.
|Party||ZP (68)||Panchayat (136)|
* Adavad (Chopda) results pending
Village Panchayat Majority equation
|Party||No. of Seats|
- Shivsena |
Bhusawal, Dharangaon, Pachora
Yaval, Raver, Jamner, Amalner, Parola
Jalgaon, Chalisgaon, Bhadgaon, MuktaiNagar
|Erandol Panchayat||Hung verdict|
ZP Elections Talukawise statistics
|Jalgaon||NCP-2||Congress-1, BJP-1, Shivsena-1||-||-||5|
|Total Taluka:15||Total Seats:||68|
Erandol Parliamentary Bye-elections on 09th April:
The State Election Commission has announced Jalgaon and Erandol Parliamentary Constituencies Bye-elections on 09th April 2007. Nomination process would begin from 16th March and Election Code of Conduct is enforced from 13th March.
Form filling process begins 16th and ends on 23rd March followed by scrutiny on 24th March and same day as last day of withdrawing nominations. Polling would be on 09th April followed by counting and result announcement on 12th April.
20 Cotton centres closed:
The CCI has finalised to close its 20 Cotton buying centres before its due period following no inflow of cotton in these centres. Meanwhile the private buyers continue to buy in quantity with record volume of 45 Lakh quintals of cotton crop procured as of now.
CCI started 26 cotton buying centres in Jalgaon region with effect from 07th November and availed Rs. 1890/- per quintal rates wherein private buyers offered Rs. 2,200 Cash for the same crop. CCI has procured 173,910 quintals of cotton as of now. Its Jalgaon, Jamner, Amalner, Pachora and Dhule centres would continue until further instructions.
ZP Elections: 64.5% Voting in Jalgaon District:
Jalgaon District ZP and Village Panchayat elections had a hopping 64.5% voting yesterday amidst peaceful environment. Angry Voters entered inside Adavad (Chopda) Polling booth and damaged EVM and other material following delays in voting process due to EVM having certain technical difficulties. The State Reserved Police Force has entered Adavad and situation is under total control. Administration has ordered re-voting today at Adavad. The votes counting process would begin today afternoon at 12PM and first result would be out by 2PM and complete results by evening 5PM. There are around 1500 staff employed for Votes counting at 15 Taluka and District Collectorate as Control Room for monitoring entire situation.
MuktaiNagar Taluka witnessed highest voters turnout of 73% followed by Dharangaon - 67.65%, Chopda - 67.24%, Bhadgaon - 66.50%, Raver - 66.48%, Erandol - 65.69%, Chalisgaon and Yaval - 64.30%, Jalgaon - 63.65%, Pachora - 62.34%, Parola - 61.34%, Amalner - 61.28%, Jamner - 60.22%, Bhusawal - 56.57% and Bodwad - 54.13%.
to begin Pay and Park service from next week:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation is beginning its Pay and Park Service in Jalgaon city's 13 places beginning next week on experimental basis. The Pay and Park service proposes to charge Rs. 2.50 for Four-wheelers, a rupee for Two-Wheelers valid for 8 hours.
Ground all set for Election battle: Voting today:
Jalgaon's all 68 ZP Blocks and 15 Panchayat Committee's 136 sections are undergoing polling today from 7.30AM until 5.30PM. District Authorities have made adequate security arrangement for fair and smooth conduct of entire process amidst tight security arrangements. There are 860 candidates trying their fate in this election.
Votes counting in scheduled on tomorrow at respective Taluka Headquarter and likely Results by evening. All major political parties have shown their confidence in candidates and are claims majority.
Government's tedious Laws
keeping Jalgaonities away from World Cup Cricket:
Cricket's mega extravaganza World Cup Cricket is beginning today and Jalgaonities are down in spirit following no availability of Cable TV feeds with ongoing tussle between Entertainment Tax Department and Cable Service Providers. Authorities at one-end reports huge outstanding dues with Operators wherein Operators claims figures falsified leading to legal battle in both parties.
Direct to Home based Cable Service as a result is picking up with primary reports of around 18,853 installations and 88,265 cable customers. Union Budget has added 50% hike of Entertainment tax on DTH service to 45 Rs. Per month in Corporation areas, 30 Rs. Per month in Class A and Class B Councils and Rs. 15 per month in rest of areas.
Section 37(1) and
37(3) imposed in Jalgaon District:
Jalgaon District Magistrate cum Collectorate has enforced Bombay Police Act 1951 Section 37(1) and 37(3) in order to maintain Law and Order Situation in the District following SSC, HSC Board Exams along with ongoing ZP and Village Panchayat Elections. This Order remains in force from 11th March until 24th March midnight. This Order further implies no grouping of 5 or more persons and bans public gathering and addresses.
Supreme Court withdraws Stay imposed by High Court on Bhusawal Council President Selection:
The Supreme Court has cleared Stay imposed by Mumbai High Court on announcing result of Council President and Vice-President Election and has verdict Authorities to announce Election Results. This Order has cleared all hurdles in further developmental works of Bhusawal city derailed after hottest of all elections.
Madhuri Nilkanth Phalak has been elected as Council President with Shafi Sheikh as Vice-President.
Authorities' all-set for ZP & Panchayat
Elections: Campaigning ends:
Jalgaon District Administration is all set for fair and smooth conduct of ZP and Village Panchayat Elections scheduled on tomorrow, 11th March. There are in all 860 candidates and 1,818,438 eligible voters from over 1,500 villages and places for this election in 15 Taluka of District at 2,409 polling booths and 18,796 officers and staff employed. Authorities have marked 2 booths as sensitive and 273 as possible-violent booths.
urges "Mother Protection" scheme beneficiaries:
State Government has introduced Mother Protection scheme in Urban areas from 2006-07 and Jalgaon Corporation has received Grants for this scheme. This scheme is available for Below-Poverty line and scheduled castes and tribes pregnant women and aims at reducing fetus death ratio due to increased cost of deliveries. This scheme is valid for maximum of 2 children and avails Rs. 1,500/- Medical Charges to qualified Doctors and Rs. 500/- for medical treatment and requires mandatory pre-delivery registration with Corporation.
ZP Election campaigning to end today:
Jalgaon District Council and Village Panchayat Elections campaigning are ending today at 10PM. This election for first time had none of the star-leader and campaigner arriving in the district for their candidates.
Amongst major selling points for local candidates was Electricity Load Shedding, Sugarcane, Cotton, banana and other crops not getting good rates, drinking water and disrupting Law and Order Situation in Jalgaon.
wins bronze in National Rope-pulling competition:
Maharashtra State Team has won Bronze medal in recently conducted National Rope-pulling competition at Hyderabad. State's both Boys and Girls team secured third rank and had Jalgaon's 7 players in it.
Boys' team Jalgaon players participated in this competition were Lalit Bhadane, Umesh Patil, Swapnil Nikam, Deepak Wade, Sachin Bhoi, Azhar Khan and Girls team had Ashwini Nikam.
ZP Elections: BJP has maximum of all candidates:
The upcoming ZP and Village Panchayat elections have BJP as largest candidature party having 171 candidates in fray followed by NCP with 161 candidates and Congress I with 160. BJP ruling on ZP since last 5 years has geared up its plans to continue win majority and cautious approach as its ally Shivsena is fighting separately except Pachora and Chopda.
This include BJP - 58, Congress I - 52, NCP - 55 and Shivsena - 48, Navnirman Sena - 15, BSP - 10 candidates along with 59 Independents totaling to 301 candidates in 68 ZP blocks. There are 559 candidates in 136 sections in Panchayat having BJP - 113, Congress I - 108, NCP - 106, Shivsena - 91, Navnirman Sena - 22, BSP - 5, Independents - 101 candidates.
Distribution Company hikes up Load shedding:
State owned Electricity Distribution Company has hiked up its daily load shedding throughout State. The newly announced load shedding has daily 4 hours in large cities, 7.30 hours in small cities and 13 to 14 hours load shedding in rural areas. This immediate measure is now in effect in Jalgaon. The newly announced plans have 30 minutes less load shedding as per maximum allowed load shedding limits as set by State Electricity Regulatory Commission.
Jalgaon's Rohit Chaudhari to lead State Table Tennis Team:
Jalgaon Taluka Table Tennis Association player Rohit Chaudhari has been selected as Maharashtra-A Team Captain for upcoming Senior's National and Inter-State Table Competition at Ajmer from 07th until 13th March.
ZP Elections: 273 booths marked sensitive, 17 fights to attract attention:
ZP and Village Panchayat election campaigning is at peak and would reach final phases shortly. There are 17 constituencies from 15 Taluka having attentive attraction of entire district. This includes two MLA sons, 4 Ex-MLA sons and an Ex-Minister's son. Interesting notable aspect in this election is participation of young generation from political families.
After final verdict from Courts, there are 301 candidates for ZP and 559 for Village Panchayats as at 06th March. The District Administration has marked 77 villages for special attention and 273 polling booths as sensitive and has beefed up its security at these locations. There are in all 1,818,438 voters in this election at 2,409 polling booths throughout District. Administration has set 3,500 Policemen and 2 companies of S.R.P. along with around 19,000 staff to handle entire process.
on "Gandhi Philosophy and Recent trends" in Chopda College:
The Arts, Science and Commerce College Mahatma Gandhi Study Centre is organizing a two-days National Conference on "Mahatma Gandhi Philosophy and recent trends" from Friday, 09th March. The Conference would have participation of many dignitaries' lectures on Gandhiji Philosophy on Health, New Issues and resolutions, Village Systems and Globalisation, Gandhi-philosophy in modern edge etc.
Corporation tops in Education for All drive throughout State:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation has received first prize for Best Implementation of Education for All Drive throughout the State. State Education for All Project team announced this recently.
The drive awarding parameters includes construction of school buildings, classrooms, toilet facilities, to facilitate handicapped students by conducting seminars and availing them tricycle, caliper, wheel chairs, abacus and hearing aids etc.
Corporation standing committee meeting review:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation standing committee met yesterday and approved Rs. 4 Lakhs expenditure for constituting Jalgaon City Ratna and Jalgaon City Bhushan Awards beginning this year. It also approved 13 other topics on agenda. Amongst other decision includes approving Gopalpura to Asoda Road Works at 34% additional rates, Building Gymnasium Hall and Play Centre at Mehrun area Open Plot, lighting arrangements at Mehrun Lake, setting up 11 meters high 5 streetlights from MLA funds, repairing of Roads in MIDC area and extension of contract awarded for new bridge on Lendi Nala.
Democracy Day: 54
The District Collectorate yesterday received 54 complaints on eve of Monthly Democracy Day. Collectorate verdict 2 and rest 52 were sent further to respective departments. It included 19 from Revenue Department, ZP CEO 9, DSP - 5, MSEB - 2, Corporation - 5, Irrigation Department - 3, Land Records Department - 4 and others 5.
District Inflation Control
Committee meeting today:
The newly formed Jalgaon District Inflation controls committee is meeting today to review market situation. The Committee is chaired by District Collector and has District Supply Officer as Secretary along with District Police Superintendent, District Co-operative Board and other Government officers as members. The committee would review market pricing of various essential commodities and post Union-Budget effect in market.
Under-19 and Under-25 Cricket team possible players announced:
Jalgaon District Cricket Association has announced list of possible under-19 and under-25 cricket team for upcoming MCA State-level competition. The newly announced under-19 team has Shashank Attarde, Chandan Wani, Chandan Ranave, Karan Nagane, Girish Patel, Shantanu Agrawal, Rohit Borse, Kunal Falak, Mahesh Lohar, Sumant Dixit, Bhushan Chitte, Dhaval Hemnani, Samadhan Kedar, Khushal Deshmukh, Varun Deshpande, Parag Sarode, Chetan Wagh, Abhishek Patil, Pratik Pande, Arvind Pawar, Mayur Patel, Abu Shafe, Jitendra Patil and Ninad Chaudhari.
The Under-25 team includes Yogesh Sawant, Anant Wagh, Hitesh Patel, Rahul Chaudhari, Taslim Pathan, Yogeshsingh Chaudhari, Varun Deshpande, Sachin Sonawane, Aditya Bagadde, Vijay Lohar, Santosh Badgujar, Javed Shaikh, Ganesh Lohar, Ninad Chaudhari, Imran Sayyed, Kiran Jadhav, Mehun Ingle, Mushaque Ali, Samadhan Kedar, Kalim Shaikh, Prashant Borse, Hasin Tadvi, Tanvir Ahmed, Abu Shafe and Jitendra Patil.
Under-17 Cricket Competition:
The ongoing Maharashtra Cricket Association organised State level Under-17 Cricket competition had Usmanabad team scoring 155/5 in response to Aurangabad team's 170 runs in first inning. Usmanabad team bowler Yuvraj Pawar took 5 wickets while Aurangabad batsman Arif Momin scored 47 runs. The match is being played at Police Parade Ground Jalgaon. In earlier match, Latur team defeated Vijay Club Pune by 1 inning and 127 runs.
Panchayat Committee organised Taluka-Level Poster Competition:
Jalgaon Panchayat Committee is conducting a Primary, Secondary and Higher-Secondary Schools Taluka-level Banner and Poster competition. Competition is opne to all in various groups that include Students, Teachers, aspirant artists in rural and urban areas and Professional Artists.
Competition subjects are Open-Toileting Free Villages, promoting Health Awareness and many other subjects. First Prize is Rs. 701/- Cash, Second: Rs. 501/- and Third: Rs. 251 each for Best Posters, Best Banner Designs and Best Drawing with Slogan. Poster, Banner and Drawings should be in 3x2, 2x1 wherein cloth banners should be 4"x3", hardboard or resin posters in 3"x2", Pune Handmade paper drawings on 3"x2".
Committee meeting today:
District Collectorate would chair various committee Co-ordination meeting today. This includes District Co-ordination committee, District Anti-Corruption Committee, Vigilance Control Committee, National Rural Health Mission, Spreading Diseases Survey and Family Welfare Review committees. District Collectorate also has District Democracy Day today.
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Elections: Political Parties fear of renegade candidates:
ZP and Village Panchayat Election is coming up on 11th March and as a special preparatory measure all Political parties are engaged in formulating future prospects and equations. All 4 major parties in District i.e. NCP, Congress I, BJP, Shivsena are fighting elections independently excluding some places. Candidates having changed their parties just before Elections announcement and those having changed Parties because of their parties not offering Candidature are issues of serious concerns to respective parties.
BJP and Shivsena alliance did not continued in this election and the Congress with NCP alliance efforts did not applied other than 5 Taluka. Most of the Election constituencies have quadrilateral and triangular fights. Some of those candidates not allotted with Party Seat for fighting elections have taken Independent Candidate roles.
Forest Department avails Rs. 21 Lakhs grant
for Patnadevi development:
Patnadevi Forestry and temple region in Chalisgaon is soon going to have brand new look with various developmental works being conducted here. Prime attraction works are Tourist Pictorial Gallery, Forestry Garden, Children Garden. The Gotala Forestry in Patnadevi region is being developed under Nature Tourism Development scheme. The proposed work would take 6 months duration with pictures taking work already begun and many other works in process.
more intense Summer Heat this year:
The Inter-Governmental Panel of Climate Change submitted report has indicated year 2007 as most heating year. As a result, Jalgaon already having worst of summer heat is likely to through more heat during peak summer in May month. Jalgaon District has recorded maximum of 48.5 Degrees Centigrade Temperature and May second and third weeks have above 45 Degrees temperature every year.
IMR wins 15 prizes in Youth Festival at Banaras:
KCE Society Institute of Management and Research students having participated in National Youth Festival at Banaras have won 15 prizes in various competitions. Its students Kiran Sohale won First Prize in Classical Singing and One-Play Performance. Its student performed 'Jindadil' One-Play won Second Prize and team won various competition prizes.
Holi Festival Greetings: Various programmes on eve
ZP and Village Panchayat Elections:
297 candidates for ZP and 551 for Panchayat:
ZP Election nomination forms withdrawing process yesterday witnessed historic turnaround of candidates with 799 candidates withdrawing their nominations that include 267 from ZP Blocks and 532 from Village Panchayat Sections. There are now 848 candidates in fray for both elections consisting of 267 for 68 ZP blocks and 551 for 136 Village Panchayat blocks.
Jamner Taluka remained on top in terms of ZP nomination withdrawal with 43 candidates withdrawal followed by Pachora with 32, MuktaiNagar with 28, Jalgaon with 10 and Yaval on lowest with 9 candidates. In Panchayat withdrawals, Chalisgaon topped with 78 withdrawals, Jamner with 59, Pachora with 49, Jalgaon with 21 and Bhusawal on lowest with 11 withdrawals.
Most of the constituencies have quadrilateral, triangular fight amongst candidates with some having straight one to one fights. District yesterday had nominations withdrawing from some of known political party members. Election Voting is on 11th March followed by counting on 12th March.
NMU Convocation ceremony today:
North Maharashtra University Jalgaon has organised its 15th Convocation ceremony today to award 12,375 degrees from various streams in colleges affiliated. Convocation ceremony highlights 63 Gold Medals and 49 Ph. D. Degrees awarding and 1,528 Graduates taking degree in-person.
"Me Panshikar Boltoy"
today in Jalgaon:
Dr. Ram Apte Trust and Late Choube Memorial Trust are jointly organising Vasant-Valay produced "Me Panshikar Boltoy" Marathi Play on 8.30PM at JDCC Bank Hall. Marathi Play ace Prabhakar Panshikar and his team would present his memories of entry into field, his liked literary in play format. He would also distribute Trust Awarded Annual Prof. Shriraj Raje Award comprising of Rs. 1,001 Cash along with Memento.
Teresa School wins Inter-School Cricket:
St. Teresa English medium School has won Eklavya Sports Complex conducted Inter-School Cricket competition in Under-14 category. It defeated A. T. Zambre School team in final match by 44 runs. Team scored 120 runs in its designated 20 over and Zambre School bowled out on 76 runs in 19.4 over.
ZP Elections: Last day of withdrawing nominations today:
District Council and Village Panchayat Election preparations are in full swing with Election Day coming closer. Today is only and last day of withdrawing nominations. There are 2,882 applications that include 1,495 for 68 ZP Blocks and 1,387 for 136 Panchayat sections. Administration would distribute election signs to all candidates finalised by 3PM at respective Tahsil office.
The ZP block candidates have 60,000 maximum expenditure limits wherein Panchayat candidates have 40,000 limits as set by Election Commission. In actual, ZP candidates' spare Rs. 7-10 Lakhs and Panchayat candidates expedite 2-3 Lakhs for their candidature along with Administration spending Rs. 2 Crores for entire management totalling to Rs. 20 Crores transaction during this period.
2006 bonanza: Water levels increases by 6 meters:
Jalgaon District has recorded wonderful increase in ground water level with wonderful monsoon raining this season. The Authorities have reported around 6 meters increase in ground water level for first time in last 15 years. District has average rainfall of 710mm and this year it crossed this mark by double.
Jalgaon District has 11,771 square Kilometres area that has 7,111 (60%) Square Kilometres in Deccan Trap and rest 4,660 Square Kilometres occupied by soil and water. The trap area has Bhusawal, Bhadgaon, Chalisgaon, Pachora, Parola, Amalner, Jamner and Erandol wherein Yaval, Raver, Chopda, Jalgaon are in soil cum water area. The Yaval Taluka has 6.15 meters increase wherein Chopda has increase of 5.42 meters followed by Jamner with 5.40 and Jalgaon having 3.45 meters increase as surveyed in well.
Special Accounts Audit Committee arrives in Jalgaon:
State Government appointed Special Accounts Audit Committee has arrived in Jalgaon to check earlier Jalgaon Municipal Council and current Jalgaon Corporation accounts. Jalgaon Corporation's many a projects like Jalgaon Airport Development, Housing Development, Roads Development, Free bus Service, Waghur projects have been under scanner for alleged wrong financial management that led to huge debt on Jalgaon Corporation.
The committee did its Audit work yesterday and would continue to execute its rest of work today. Earlier Joshi and Savant Commissions inquired Corporation and earlier Council for same range of issues.
Veteran Leader Eknathrao Khadse Public honour Ceremony today in Jalgaon:
BJP Jalgaon unit has organised mega public honour ceremony of BJP's senior leader in Jalgaon District Eknathrao Khadse today on 4PM at G. S. Ground Jalgaon. He has been recently elected as Leader of the Party in Assembly. Event would have presence of many senior BJP leaders.
Thousands of tonnes
of sugarcane still lying:
Belganga Sugar factory region in Chalisgaon Taluka has thousands of tonnes of sugarcane still waiting for good buyers. The Pilkhod region in Chalisgaon and other nearby good sugarcane producers' zone has good yield this year but could not find buyers to take this sugarcane. Sugarcane is a cash crop and as a result, farmers in region are turning more to it.