Ahead of the Municipal Corporation elections, there’s a tussle amongst the aspirants for the new face of Maharashtra Congress chief. Considered as the high contender for the similar, Nana Patole, is now going through a significant hurdle.
Recently, the celebration had chosen Bhai Jagtap as the new face of Mumbai Congress president because it gears as much as combat the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections 2022.
The lobbying for the put up has intensified after state in-charge of the celebration, HK Patil, met Congress legislators and key leaders from Maharashtra in Mumbai just lately, to gauge the temper amongst them for the change of guard in the state unit.
While Patole might be a really perfect face and matches in the criterion finalised by the celebration for the put up, the speaker can’t maintain any political put up, stated a senior Congress chief.
Party excessive command is predicted to hand-pick a non-Maratha from Vidarbha because it desires to ship out a message to the citizens. However, none of the ruling events would need re-election to the put up of speaker. The Opposition BJP wish to seize the alternative to let ruling alliance down, stated a celebration chief.
Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and even some Congress leaders have reportedly conveyed this to the Congress management. NCP management additionally has reservations over Patole due to the strained relations between him and senior NCP chief Praful Patel. In this background, senior leaders Rajiv Satav and Vijay Wadettiwar at the moment are rising as two robust contenders for the put up.
Meanwhile, one other Congress minister identified that there’s resistance from the NCP to make Patole state unit chief. On the different hand, Ashok Chavan camp has been reportedly convincing the celebration excessive command that the state unit wants an aggressive face like Wadettiwar to face different two ruling events and Opposition BJP is pitching for Satav to be his successor. Former chief minister Chavan additionally met leaders in Delhi and reportedly batted for state reduction and rehabilitation minister Vijay Wadettiwar, who can be one among the high contenders for the put up.