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Nalini Pradeep, Rajendra elected unopposed to top posts of Udupi Taluk Panchayat

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Udupi, May 7, 2016: Nalini Pradeep and Rajendra P are the new President and Vice President respectively of the Udupi Taluk Panchayat. Both were elected unopposed on May 6, Friday.

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The post of President was reserved for a  General Category lady candidate while the post of Vice President was reserved for general category. The opposition Congress had not fielded any candidate  and the Assistant Commissioner  P Aswathi who was the Election Officer   declared  Nalini and Rajendra as the winners.

The Udupi Taluk Panchayat has a total of 41 members including 27 from the BJP while 14 members are from the Congress. The new President represents Neelavar ward while the Vice President is from Nidambur Ward and both are first time Panchayat members.

Speaking after being elected to the top post, Nalini said her top priority was to solve the drinking water problem and provide good roads. She also assured to work  by taking all members into confidence.

The new Vice President of the Taluk Panchayat, Rajendra   has the experience of serving as Vice President and President of Ambalpady Gram Panchayat.