President P. Gandhi and vice-president P. Maheswari of Kattakamanpatti Panchayat in Batlagundu union were dismissed on the charges of misuse of official machinery, incurring huge financial loss to the village panchayat by flouting all government guidelines and failure to conduct panchayat council meetings in time here on Tuesday.

The Collector of Dindigul district, N. Venkatachalam served necessary orders under sections 205 and 206 of Panchayats Act 1994 on the panchayat president and the vice-president respectively.

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