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.
The accused, who have been identified as Afreen Khan, Mubina Khan, Amira and Azim Divekar, and Mohammad Azharuddin, an autorickshaw driver, were arrested for allegedly kidnapping a two-year-old boy from a village near Daighar, and have been sent to police custody for 10 days.
Ankush Telawade was part of a team that started teaching tattoo art to the Warli painters in Palghar in 2018. The initiative, started by KBN Gholap Foundation as part of Jawhar tourism, is focused on taking the famous Warli painting a step forward.
The incident came to light in the morning when the residents of Pratiksha building saw a man screaming and sobbing at the window of a second-floor house with what appeared to be blood dripping from his hands.
The constituency, fairly nascent, is a culmination of six areas, each with its unique set of problems. While Dahanu and Vikramgadh are rural and mostly tribal areas, Nallasopara and Vasai are urban cities bursting at their seams.
The lack of burial grounds has become a hot button issue for the two lakh Christians in the district after the Vartak Nagar police filed an FIR against the parishioners of the Our Lady of Mercy Church for burying a 95-year-old man in a public space.
The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) got an FIR lodged against a private contractor employed by the MIDC in Navi Mumbai for allegedly causing damage to electricity supply lines.
The car was damaged after NCP and Shiv Sena workers had entered into a fight over the inauguration of a hall in Airoli last Friday. The Rabale police said that following the incident, FIRs were registered by both party leaders against each other.
Palghar Superintendent of Police Gaurav Singh said, “We have seized 183 gelatin bars, 1,053 ready detonators, 345 non-electric detonators and 23 bundles of fuse wire from them. They intended to use the items for blast mining and blast fishing in the area.”