Potka: Potka panchayat committee members convened a meeting on Saturday. Addressing the meeting held in the Potka block auditorium, the block Pramukh Sukurmani Tudu said the husbands of many Mukhiyas were found to be interfering with the official work of their better halves.
She said such interference was unwarranted and damaging for rural development. She said the women Mukhiyas should not involve their husbands or other kin in their official work. She said the government had given 50 per cent reservation to women in the panchayat elections with the view to ensure their greater participation in development activities.
The panchayat committee members raised various demands related to the development of villages in their respective areas.
Among those present during the meeting included Murari Shahi, Anil Kumar, Lakhan Majhi, Chhutu Munda, Asit Gope, Subodh Sardar, Lakhan Majhi, Vinay Mahato and Revati Bhakat.