Dahi Handi festivity celebration today:
Jalgaon city will witness three fascinating Dahi Handi celebrations today on eve of Janmashtami celebration. Nehru Chowk Mitra Mandal’s 20 feet Dahi Handi is at G. S. Ground from 4pm onwards and has Save Daughters as theme line. Yuvashakti foundation’s 20feet Dahi Handi is at Kavya Ratnavali Chowk from 12pm onwards. LK Foundation Dahi Handi is at Sagar Park from 4pm onwards and has Laser show along with DJ and Horses and camels as key attraction. Dahi Handi breaking will have four layers and has max height limited to 20feets in entire region.
Jamner, Muktai Nagar and Bodwad Tahsil Draught-affected:
Maharashtra State Government wide its evaluation of below 50% rainfall in various Tahsil of State has announced draught affected Tahsil list. This includes Jalgaon district’s Jamner, Muktai Nagar and Bodwad Tahsil having less than 50% rainfall during this monsoon as draught affected zones.
Suryodaya Marathi Literary Meet:
Suryodaya Marathi literary meet ended yesterday in Jalgaon with participation of many dignitaries in the literary field marking glee. Meet honored Girija Kaur with fourth All India Marathi literary Bhushan award comprising of Rs. 21,000 cash and memento. It honored Waman Hoval with 11th literary award. Dr. Lakshminarayan Bolli wrote ‘कॄष्ण दॆवराय’ Kadambari won State Sahitya Ratna award wherein Prabhakar Mahajan wrote ‘भुई तापाचॆ बळी’ poetic collection won Khandesh level Ratna award along with Prof. B. N. Chaudhari Dharangaon wrote ‘बंधमुक्त’ poem winning Khandesh level consolation prize.
Jalgaon Corporation Mayor post reserved for Open Category:
Maharashtra State Urban development ministry wide its State wide draw for reservations on Mayor post in various Corporations in State. Jalgaon Corporation’s Mayor Post is now open for General/ Open category after prolonged period wherein Dhule Corporation Mayor post is now reserved for OBC Women category. This reservation will now open up new equations for Mayor Post with many open category candidates in fray to plan ahead.
Malaria spreads in region, authorities urges caution:
Jalgaon district health authorities have reported rising cases of Malaria viral fever added with Dengue. Until now it has 19 Malaria patients and 6 likely Dengue affected cases in Jalgaon city alone. Increased unhygienic condition, zero to very low cleanliness is amongst few critical reasons. Administration has initiated survey at 1,452 villages in district and is sending blood samples to Aurangabad laboratory for further evaluation.
- No LBT, No Octroi – State level Traders’ meeting tomorrow to discuss further stand
- Monsoon league cricket – Anjani wins on Bori with first inning lead
- District Public Distribution Supply office inaugurates E-Checking software for enhancing reporting on Rationing shops
- ZP water management committee approves 19 temporary supplies projects to ease water supplies