Shiv Sena (UBT) seeks Pawar nod to contest Nashik LS seat

  • | Tuesday | 12th December, 2023

Nashik: A delegation of Shiv Sena (UBT) functionaries from Nashik met NCP supremo Sharad Pawar on Monday, and requested him to let their party contest the Nashik Lok Sabha seat.We met NCP chief Sharad Pawar and requested him to allow the Shiv Sena (UBT) to contest the seat. He asked our party unit to start preparing for the contest from Nashik constituency, UBT functionary Sunil Bagul claimed.The Shiv Sena (UBT), the NCPs Sharad Pawar faction and the Congress are part of the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA), and the parties are currently holding seat-sharing talks.Moreover, the INDIA bloc is also being formed and it may constitute many other parties.Hemant Godse had contested the Nashik Lok Sabha seat on an undivided Shiv Sena ticket and won the last two terms. On both occasions, Godse had defeated the NCP candidates. However, now, following the splits in Shiv Sena and NCP, voters are curious to know which parties from either group — the MVA and the BJP-lead Mahayuti — would contest the seat.While speaking to TOI, Bagul said the delegation, comprising other prominent leaders, impressed upon Sharad Pawar that they were in a better shape to take on Godse.People in the constituency had voted for the undivided Shiv Sena that was led by Uddhav Thackeray. At that time, the party had the ideology of Sena supremo Balasaheb Thackeray at its core. People did not vote for any group led by Eknath Shinde. We know the sentiments of the voters here. They will only vote for the values of Balasaheb Thackeray, which are cherished in Shiv Sena (UBT), said Bagul.We also published the following articles recentlyUBT Sena, Congress and NCP (Sharad Pawar) to contest Lok Sabha election together says Sanjay RautShiv Sena (UBT) leader Sanjay Raut confirmed that Shiv Sena UBT, NCP, and Congress will contest the Lok Sabha election together. The INDIA alliance meeting was planned before the assembly election results. Sanjay Raut mentioned that Uddhav Thackeray will attend the Delhi meeting. BJPs strength has not increased in Maharashtra, as they aim to break other parties. West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee was not aware of the meeting. The next meeting will be crucial for Congress, as they lost key assembly polls. The alliance is important for Congress to compete with Narendra Modi and the BJP in the 2024 election. INDIA is a group of 28 opposition parties targeting the NDA in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.BJP, Shiv Sena spiritual wings oppose eggs in midday mealsThe spiritual wings of the ruling political parties, the BJP and Shiv Sena, in Maharashtra have opposed the governments decision to include eggs in the midday meal for students under the Prime Minister Poshan Shakti Nirman Yojana. Prakash Maharaj Jawanjal, president of the Maharashtra State Warkari Mahamandal, said they will protest if the government does not withdraw the decision. Tushar Bhosale, convenor of the BJPs state spiritual wing, expressed concerns about the impact on childrens vegetarian diet culture. Akshay Maharaj Bhosale from Shiv Senas spiritual wing urged the chief minister to reverse the decision.Sharad Pawar demands roll-back of ban on onion export, joins farmers protest in NashikNCP president Sharad Pawar joined onion farmers in Nashik district to protest the Centres decision to ban onion exports. Pawar demanded the immediate lifting of the export ban and emphasized the need for unity among cultivators to fight for their rights. He pledged to raise the issue in New Delhi and during the ongoing Parliament session. Pawar criticized the government for ignoring the hard work of farmers and called for support from the state and Union government to help farmers. Meanwhile, onion auctions resumed in wholesale markets in Nashik.

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