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Women Won Panchayat Polls But Their Husbands Took Oath in This MP Village

In a village in Madhya Pradesh, husbands of newly-elected members of gram panchayat took oath throughout the swearing-in ceremony as an alternative of the ladies themselves. The matter has been criticised by the district authority, which has now sought an in depth report on this. It all occurred in the Damoh district of Madhya Pradesh. As per information company ANI, after the three-tier panchayat election, a feminine sarpanch belonging to a scheduled class was elected, and another ladies additionally emerged victorious. However, on the time of the swearing-in ceremony, not the elected members however their husbands confirmed up and took oath of workplace.

The now-controversial swearing-in ceremony was organised by the village Panchayat and was imagined to be administered by the elected sarpanch and different ladies. In addition to the husbands displaying up on the oath-taking ceremony, reportedly there are additionally allegations that it was the involved official who gave permission to the husbands to be current in place of the elected ladies representatives. The report added that the elected ladies representatives had been altogether lacking from the occasion. A video has additionally come forth, tweeted by journalists, which reveals a few dozen males taking reciting oaths altogether, whereas an official will be seen permitting them to take action.

As quickly because the video began garnering consideration, the district administration reportedly determined to unearth the reality and take appropriate actions. ANI quoted Ajay Srivastava, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Damoh Panchayat as saying, “We had received information that some men had taken oaths instead of their elected wives. We have ordered a detailed report on the matter, once the report will come out the Panchayat secretary will be punished (if guilty)”. He added that the incident is towards the rule and strict actions will probably be taken towards the people who find themselves responsible.

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