In the 188 Panvel assembly constituency, Congress’s Prashant Thakur filed his nomination at the Election office in Panvel. A large number of party workers were present in support of the candidate. From the Panvel assembly constituency, Congress’s Prashant Thakur would be trying his luck in the upcoming state assembly elections. Thakur filed his nomination from the Panvel constituency. A huge support of party workers was seen during his nomination filing. A procession was taken out before the filing and later on a meet was held with the party workers after the filing of nominations. The all India Youth Congress has given candidature to selective candidates, one of which is Prashant Thakur. Present with the candidate was his father Ramsheth Thakur. Speaking to media, he spoke on his priorities if elected. Replying to opposition’s statement of dynastic candidature, he said that his son Prashant Thakur was brought to the position that he was today because of the PWP party themselves. Speaking on their alliance with NCP, something that was not seen when Prashant Thakur has stood for the elections of the Panvel Municipal Council, Prashant Thakur voiced confidence that this time they will get the support from their alliance partner. Prashant Thakur would be contesting against strong PWP candidate Balaram Patil. PWP party has the advantage of having 12 MLAs already. The nomination of Prashant Thakur for the Panvel assembly constituency did not come as a surprise as during the Lok Sabha elections, when he was not given candidature, he was given the assurance to fight the state assembly elections by the party high commands. With cameraperson Dyaneshwar Mali, Monika Bhosale for NMTV News.
September 14, 2009
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