Terrorists fired upon sarpanch Sajad Ahmad Khanday outside his residence in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.
A BJP Sarpanch was shot dead by terrorists at Vessu in south Kashmir's Qazigund on Thursday. The Sarpanch identified as Sajad Ahmed Khandey was shot from a close range by terrorists injuring him critically. He was rushed to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Ending a long gap of three and half month due to lockdown, Poonch District Magistrate Rahul Yadav organized first developmental work review meeting with Serpenches in Poonch block.
The Director General of Police of Jammu and Kashmir, Dilbag Singh reacted over on reports of woman sarpanch who was kidnapped by terrorists. DGP assured that police will identify terrorists who are issuing threats to woman.
While speaking to ANI in Jammu on June 11, daughter of Ajay Pandita, the Congress Sarpanch who was shot dead by terrorists in Anantnag on June 08, Niyanta Pandita said, "They (terrorists) shot my father at the back and they are cowards."
In the video, the Queen actress is seen holding a placard in her hand that reads, “I Am Hindustan, I am Ashamed. Justice for Ajay Pandita. Murder in Anantnag. Jammu and Kashmir.”
Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut broke her silence on Ajay Pandita, the sarpanch who was killed by terrorists in south Kashmir's Anantnag on June 8. She urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take a strict action in the matter.
Militants shot dead a Kashmiri Pandit sarpanch near his residence in Lokbowan area of Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday at around 6 pm.
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari is yet to give his assent to a bill passed by the state legislature 10 days ago allowing election of sarpanch (village head) from among members of gram panchayats, government sources said on Thursday.
In a bizarre incident, a village sarpanch issued a death certificate with the wish for an elderly man who had died last month in the Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh. The incident took place in the Sirwariya village in Asoha block where an elderly person Laxmi Shankar died after a prolonged illness on January 22.
The incident occurred in the Mandawar area on Sunday evening when Mahaveer Yadav was returning home from his factory, the police said.