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Ahead of panchayat polls, Mamata to gift 5L houses

DNDEL13672 | 1/3/2018 | Author : Arshad Ali | WC :256 | Politics & Governance

Kolkata: Keeping in mind the upcoming panchayat elections to be held in April-May, this year, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Tuesday that five lakh houses under ‘Bangla Abas Yojana’ and ‘Amar Bari’ schemes would be distributed among the rural poor on January 29.
She made the announcement while speaking at the Mati Utsav (festival of soil) at Burdwan district and added that people from all districts except Howrah and North 24 Parganas would receive the dwelling units because of the bye-polls in those two districts. “The houses at Howrah and North 24 Parganas will be given over after the bye-election at Uluberia Lok Sabha constituency and Noapara Assembly constituency. On January 29 papers for few houses w
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