The Independent candidates in Palghar claimed that they had to wait till midnight on Friday to be allotted their symbols. A few of them have written to the Delhi office of the EC seeking an explanation.
Alphonso or Hapus is called the ‘king of mangoes’ because of its unique taste and texture. Originally, mangoes grown in the Konkan region of the state were known by this name but over the years, other states such as Karnataka and Kerala have also started growing this fruit.
The issue of the election symbol had cropped up after the BMP nominated candidates on the Palghar seat. The BVA, led by Vasai MLA Hitendra Thakur, reportedly had held talks with BMP’s national president, Taslimunissa Khan, urging her to change the party’s decision.
“It is true that we don’t have a prominent North Indian face in the party. But, we fight elections with party president Uddhav Thackeray as our only face and all of us as Sainiks,” said Vinay Shukla, Sena coordinator who campaigned in the north Indian belt of the constituency.
The bullet train project, planned after discussions between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, is being built with a Rs 88,000-crore soft loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Lok Sabha bypoll results 2018: While the Lok Sabha bypoll results appeared equally split between BJP and opposition parties, figures for the 10 assembly bypolls came as a big setback for the ruling party as it could manage just one (in Uttarakhand).
In the letter to the CEC, Shiv Sena leader Ketan Chandrakant Patil alleged that during the counting process, there were huge anomalies in round numbers 20-26 and asked the election watchdog for a recount of votes.
Palghar (Maharashtra), Feb 26 (ANI): Over 100 students fell ill after consuming mid-day meal at a government-run school in Palghar district of Maharashtra. An official of the district education department Prakash Mokashi said action will be taken against the guilty. Jyoti Jadav, a student of the same school, said her stomach started aching after consuming the meal. 17 of the Kasa village primary school students are still critical.The police have sent food samples for tests to a laboratory in Mumbai.