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Village head suspended for contesting panchayat polls on fake

Press Trust of India  |  Ambala 

A village head in was today suspended for allegedly furnishing fake educational certificates for contesting polls.

Ramgarh village Sarpanch Sunita Devi was suspended by Deputy Commissioner Parabhjot Singh after an inquiry it was found that the educational certificates she had furnished for the polls were fake, official said.

Eight other complaints against village sarpanches had also been received, the official said, adding that notices have been issued issued in this regard and the matter would be taken up with the deputy commissioner.

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First Published: Fri, October 14 2016. 20:57 IST