Sarpanch Resignations

  • J&K: Resignation threat by 1,100 sarpanchs a hoax? November 10, 2012

    Srinagar: There have been rumours in Jammu and Kashmir that over 1,000 sarpanchs have resigned. However, CNN-IBN reports that the number is as low as 50, but the reason for their resignation still remains a significant issue. Sarpanchs and panchs in Kashmir offering to resign following terror threats and the murder...
  • J&K: Rahul wants more autonomy for sarpanches September 28, 2012

    Srinagar: The ongoing sarpanch protests in Jammu and Kashmir threatens to turn into a face-off between Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah after the former said on Thursday that the local body leaders must be granted more autonomy. Rahul made the statement at a meeting with a...