Nagpur: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday announced its second list of candidates for October 15 Assembly elections. Accordingly, Sameer, son of veteran politician Datta Meghe, has been nominated to contest the election from Hingna constituency. Sameer Meghe, along with a large number of supporters and workers, reached the office of SDO in Hingna and filed his nomination papers. Saturday was the last day of filing nominations. BJP’s present MLA from Hingna Vijay Ghodmare, former Zilla Parishad President Sandhya Gotmare, Party’s Nagpur Rural President Ruprao Shingne, BJYM’s Pawan Awale, ZP Member Dhanraj Ashtankar and other leaders were prominently present when Sameer Meghe filed his papers.
Similarly, another BJP leader Ashish Deshmukh filed his nomination papers for Katol constituency. Ashiss, son of veteran Congress leader Ranjit Deshmukh, will take on long-time NCP MLA from Katol, Anil Deshmukh. Anil Deshmukh was also a minister in Prithviraj Chavan Cabinet.
Ashish Deshmukh reached the office of SDO in Katol with hundreds of supporters and workers. Before filing his papers, Ashish Deshmukh garlanded the statue of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar near Sangh Ground. He also addressed a public meeting there.
Earlier, Sameer Meghe, before filing his nomination papers, garlanded the statue of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar situated on SDO Office road in Hingna. Later, in a show of strength, Sammer took out a massive rally of supporters and workers who were specially invited through messages sent by social media network.
Similarly, Nationalist Congress Party leader Ramesh Bang filed his nomination papers for Hingna seat on party’s ticket. Youth Congress leader Kunda Raut too filed her papers for the constituency. A large number of women were present on the occasion.
With nomination picture becoming clear, the Hingna seat is set to witness four-cornered fight. The contest will be now between BJP, Congress, NCP, and Shiv Sena candidates. BSP candidate could also play a major role in deciding the winner.