Leaders across the country kept proposing women reservation but Thane Guardian Minister Ganesh Naik created history when he gave 99% reservation for women during the last NMMC ward elections.The ward elections ended at NMMC headquarters and NCP has won all the wards. Five chairpersons of five wards that is A C D E F were elected unopposed as only single nominations were filed – Dinanath Patil for Ward A, Chandra Bhagha More for Ward C, Kashibai Lange for ward D, Kamaltai Patil for ward E and Ujjwala Patil for ward F. In the only ward where contest was expected between corporators Netra Shirke of NCP and Vaishali Tidke of Congress for Ward B Committee, there too Congress did what was expected out of it. It pulled out of the contest in the last moment making NCP’s Netra Shirke the unopposed winner. Of all the chairpersons, 5 out of 6 are women. While leaders talked of 33% reservation, Thane Guardian Minister created history by implementing a record 99% reservation for women. Sana Warsia – NMTV News.
March 23, 2018
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