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By: Reuters | Ankara | Published: April 18 “The YSK (electoral board) announcement, July 19, He said both China and Vietnam have long been fortifying their own garrisons on nearby outcrops. the delegates said. Xi was nominated by the CPC Central Committee as a candidate for delegate to the 19th CPC National Congress and put to vote in the Guizhou electoral unit.but was scrapped by the PWD after the Delhi Urban Art Commission (DUAC) rejected it, For the past seven months,tried to help vehicles get out of the track in time. Twenty-five-year-old Surendra Singh.

She was awarded the Rockefeller Fellowship at the Bellagio Study and Conference Centre,London), Association general secretary Dr Sukhdev Singh said the fifth Punjab Pay Commission had recommended grant of Non-Practicing Allowance (NPA) to vets and the government had taken a decision to implement the report but no notification was issued.state-run hospitals continue to grapple with inadequate amenities Swine flu patients will have to wait for admission to the intensive care units (ICUs) at state-run Sassoon General Hospital,s medical intensive care unit is being revamped at the Infosys building,A rejoinder affidavit was filed by us as a reply to the affidavits of the Union government and the Orissa government. download Indian Express App More Related Newsfrom Spain.But the man who has said he is willing to go to jail over the fate of the region has now been removed from office and faces charges of “rebellion” after he and his separatist lawmakers voted to declare Catalonia an independent republic The 54-year-old former journalist with the shaggy brown mop of hair has become the face of the Catalan independence movement both liked and disliked “Puigdemont to jail” defenders of Spanish unity shout regularly His secession push has prompted hundreds of companies to flee the region since October 1 when he raised the stakes by holding an independence referendum that was banned by thecourts and the central government Yesterday Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said he had dissolved the Catalan parliament and called regional elections on December 21 under sweeping powers approved by the Senate to stop the secessionist movement Rajoy said he had also formally removed Puigdemont and his executive from office as part of measures to “restore normality” after the Catalan parliament voted to declareindependence So where does the determination of this married father of two girls come from In a biography published in 2016 Carles Porta a journalist and friend of Puigdemont describes him as an“honest and resilient” man a dyed-in-the-wool partisan of independence “He has this quality (or this flaw): he’s stubborn” Porta wrote But a high-ranking critic who knows him but refused to be identified in order to speak freelysaid he “does not have much preparation… to take on this big challenge” even though he has the independence of Catalonia “in his blood as a unique driving force” Puigdemont’s destiny changed in January 2016 when he was selected to lead a coalition of separatist parties which had won a majority of regional parliament seats with a mandate to pursue independence Mayor of the city of Girona since 2001 and a lawmaker in the regional parliament Puigdemont replaced Artur Mas as the Catalan president becoming the Spanish government’s public enemy number one He does though share one thing in common with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy: both suffered serious car accidents when they were younger Rajoy has his scars hidden under his beard Puigdemont on his forehead under his fringe Puigdemont was born in Amer a small mountain village of 2200 people on December 29 1962 the second of eight siblings The son and grandson of bakers he was just nine when he was sent to boarding school and “learnt to be a fighter” Porta says He was 13 when Spain’s dictator Francisco Franco died in 1975 Hugely attached to the Catalan language and passionate about history the teenager would forever remember Franco’s severe repression of the region In 1980 he joined Convergencia Democratica de Catalunya the conservative and nationalist party which became the Catalan European Democratic Party in 2016 Hired in 1982 by the nationalist newspaper El Punt Avui he rose up through the ranks and became editor combining journalism with activism At the time pro-independence Catalans were still a minority In the summer of 1991 he travelled to the Republic of Slovenia which had just declared independence from Yugoslavia after a banned referendum followed by a brief armed conflict In the following years he sought to widen support for independence always by peaceful means inspired by India’s icon Mahatma Gandhi At ease with social media he also speaks French English and Romanian — his wife Marcela Topor comes from Romania Puigdemont founded a Catalan news agency and an English-language newspaper about the region and headed up the Association of Municipalities for Independence which brings together local entities to promote the right to self-determination For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top News388 crore,apart from the cost of the land that would be required for it.

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