States Current Affairs - 2019

Current Affairs 2019-2020 of all States with latest updates. Current Affairs will list latest developments, issues in all states and may be useful for State PCS / Civil services examinations of various states of India.

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Ram Niwas Goel elected Speaker of Delhi Legislative Assembly

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Ram Niwas Goel was unanimously elected Speaker of the Delhi Assembly.

It was announced by pro-tem Speaker Fateh Singh who presided the session of assembly for electing Speaker and Deputy Speaker of House.

Goel was elected as Speaker on the first day of the two-day session of the House.

In recent Delhi Assembly election, he was elected from Shahdara constituency located in north Delhi. He defeated Bhartiya Janta Party’s Jitender Singh Shunty by a margin of over 11,000 votes.

While AAP legislator Ms. Bandana Kumari, was elected Deputy Speaker of the House.  Ms. Kumari, is an MLA from Shalimar Bagh constituency. In recent election she had defeated BJP’s Rekha Gupta by a vote margin of 10,978. Earlier in 2013 Assembly election as well, she was elected from same constituency on AAP ticket.

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Adya Sharma, cultural icon and pioneer of mobile theatre in Assam passes away

Adya Sharma, a cultural icon and pioneer of mobile theatre in Assam passed away in Nalbari town, Assam. He was 86.

Sharma was pioneer in bringing innovation in the technical aspects of mobile theatre which made it more attractive and capable of staging more complex themes.

He was born in 1929 and was famously known as Guruji in the artist circle of Assam. He had made his debut  into mobile theatre in 1966 through Purbajyoti Theatre.

He was also well known painter and sculpture artist in Assam.

He was awarded Bishnu Prasad Rabha Award by Assam Government and Pranab Barua Award for contribution to the cultural world. Assam government also had honoured him with artiste’s pension.

He is also founder of Ranghar, an organisation dedicated to promote paintin in Nalbari.

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