NMMC Standing Committee Chairman Sandeep Naik filed his nominations as the NCP-Congress candidate from Airoli. One of the youngest candidates in the race to the assembly, Sandeep Naik will fight the elections against Shiv Sena-BJP candidate Vijay Chougule. NMTV predictions came true as all speculations came to rest and NMMC Standing Committee Chairman Sandeep Naik filed his nominations as the NCP-Congress candidate from Airoli constituency. Till the last minute the NCP party had not made any formal announcement about his candidature but like we said earlier, there is no other leader with an impeccable track record of personal conduct, public work like that of Sandeep Naik. Also the resources and mass following of Ganesh Naik are needed to take on the Shiv Sena BJP alliance candidate Vijay Chougule from Airoli. Hundreds of party workers and corporators arrived outside Saraswati Vidyalaya at Airoli – the nomination center for Airoli constituency in support of Sandeep Naik’s candidature. As Sandeep Naik was filing his nominations inside, Thane Guardian Minister Ganesh Naik arrived with MP Dr Sanjeev Naik at the center. Earlier after filing his nominations at Konkan Bhavan Ganesh Naik had voiced confidence of the NCP winning in both the constituencies. NCP Congress Candidate Sandeep Naik said that he was gratified with the party leaders supporting his candidatures. He added he was feeling happy after filing the nominations. NCP Congress Candidate Sandeep Naik too exuberated confidence of the work he’s done as he officially entered the race to assembly. He said that bringing security and peace to the lives of citizens in volatile Airoli will be his priority. The amount of support, the presence of supporters and confidence of candidates as already given an edge to the NCP candidates in both Airoli and Belapur. The prominent leaders who were present at Airoli were Mathadi Leader Narendra Patil and MLC Manda Mhatre. With cameraperson Raju Sharma, Sana Warsia for NMTV News.
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