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Major News and Events of 29 June 2017

What Happened on 29 June 2017

Election Commission announces August 5 as the date for Vice Presidential elections

According to reports, The Vice Presidential election will be held on the 5th of August and counting will take place on the same day. The Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi announced that the poll will be notified on 4th July with 18th July being the last date for filing nominations. The date for the scrutiny of nominations is 19th July. The last day for withdrawal of nomination is 21st July.

One lakh 35 thousand people affected in floods in Assam

According to reports, one lakh 35 thousand people have been affected in the current floods in Assam. Official sources said that 188 villages at 8 districts have been affected in the current surge of floods. Assam government has set up 82 relief camps in five flood affected districts. Over 4 thousand people have been shifted to relief camps.

FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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