|
|
|
|
|
27th Zilhaj 1435 | Friday, Oct 24, 2014
Politics

Deshmukh woos Kavhekar to join Congress

Monday, 28 September 2009
Comments(0)
September 28:

Mumbai, September 28: Union Heavy Industries Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has succeeded in winning over his former rival BJP''s Shivajirao Patil Kavhekar, who is likely to join Congress soon. "Deshmukh visited my residence at Latur two days ago and offered me to join Congress.

My supporters have given a nod for the same," Kavhekar, who trounced Deshmukh in the 1995 Assembly polls from Latur, told PTI over phone. Asked if the date of his joining Congress has been finalised, Kavhekar, who as a Janata Dal candidate defeated Deshmukh by over 30,000 votes, said "I will take a positive decision within a few days.

" "I have filed nomination from both Latur urban and rural seats and will withdraw them tomorrow," Kavhekar said. Deshmukh''s son Amit is contesting from Latur city on Congress ticket.

Kavhekar quit NCP and joined BJP six years ago. "BJP general secretary Gopinath Munde, at whose instance our leader joined BJP, has ignored him," a close aide of Kavhekar said.

---PTI--

Latest News

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao tonight claimed that his Andhra Pradesh counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu was denying the rightfu ...

T-Cabinet expansion – KCR consults colleagues

President of TRS and CM of Telangana State has kept as well guarded secret the list of Ministers to ...

US strategy against IS is working: US Defence Secretary Hagel

The US-led strategy to degrade and defeat the Islamic State (IS) terror group is working, US Defence ...

Related News

Digvijay attacks PM Modi over 'one-rank, one-pension' remarks

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Friday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks on ' ...

Prithviraj Chavan's Career Hangs in Balance

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, who is facing perhaps the toughest test of hi ...

Modi likely to visit Fiji on November 19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Fiji on November 19, a day after a bilateral meeting ...

Post new comment

To combat spam, please enter the code in the image.

Rs. 26850 (Per 10g)

Opinion Poll
Do you think the victory of BJP in Haryana and Maharashtra, last nail in the Congress coffin?
YesNoCan't say

Matrimony | Photos | Videos | Search | Polls | Archives | Advertise | Letters

© The Siasat Daily, 2012. All rights reserved.
Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Abids, Hyderabad - 500001, AP, India
Tel: +91-40-24744180, Fax: +91-40-24603188
contact@siasat.com