Shiv Sena plans major revamp in city: Gorhe

ST Correspondent
Friday, 14 July 2017

“The party supremo Uddhav Thackeray is well aware of city unit Chief Vinayak Nimham’s personal problems due to which, he could not devote much time for the party work. In a few days, Thackeray is likely to revamp the party in Pune to expand its base,” Gorhe said

PUNE: Shiv Sena leader and MLC Neelam Gorhe said that the party leadership will revamp the party in Pune as the present chief of city unit Vinayak Nimhan is not able to spend sufficient time for the party work. 

The party will soon include more party workers in the current executive body for the city. Gorhe was speaking to media persons against the backdrop of the upcoming monsoon session of state Assembly starting from July 24.

“The party supremo Uddhav Thackeray is well aware of city unit Chief Vinayak Nimham’s personal problems due to which, he could not devote much time for the party work. In a few days, Thackeray is likely to revamp the party in Pune to expand its base,” Gorhe said. She also said that at present, Uday Samant who has been entrusted with the charge of party affairs in Pune and he is trying to rejuvenate the party in the city. 

Speaking about the issues she wants to raise in the forthcoming Assembly session, she said that the ruling BJP is not seeking the participation of Shiv Sena leaders in Smart City Project in PMC and PCMC and they themselves decide who will be part of the Smart City Project when it comes to the appointment of Shiv Sena members. She also said that the issue of indisciplined traffic and problems in PMC’s health department will be raised during the session.

WILL NIMHAN BE REPLACED?
- But when asked whether the city unit chief will be replaced or not, Gorhe said that the decision will be taken by Uddhav Thackeray, but the party will definitely appoint some new faces in the executive body after analysing the work of young party workers. 
- Replying to a question related to style of functioning of PMPML Chairman and Managing Director Tukaram Mundhe, Neelam Gorhe said that she sees a hidden politician in Mundhe and said that one day, he will jump into the political arena.

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