NCP downplays options on Parth’s identify for vacant Pandharpur-Magalvedha Meeting seat

NCP chief, Ajit Pawar can solely take a name, in session with different leaders: Rohit

With the latest dying of Bharat Bhalke, the sitting Nationalist Congress Get together (NCP) MLA from Pandharpur-Magalvedha in Solapur, hypothesis is rife that Parth Pawar — Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar’s son and NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s grand-nephew — could also be put ahead because the celebration’s doable candidate within the by-election to be held within the close to future.

A bit of Parth’s supporters has even written to Mr. Sharad Pawar to suggest his identify as a candidate on grounds that it will augur nicely for the event of the temple city of Pandharpur.

Nonetheless, when questioned on Sunday relating to Parth’s doable ‘second probability’ in politics, NCP State president Jayant Patil, who can also be the State Water Assets Minister, denied there have been any such discussions throughout the celebration for the time being.

Earlier, Amarjeet Patil, an area NCP chief from Solapur, had written to the NCP chief, requesting that Parth be awarded the NCP candidacy for the now-vacant Pandharpur-Magalvedha Meeting seat.

“The by-election to Pandharpur-Mangalvedha have to be selected the premise of improvement and never on feelings. If Parth does grew to become a legislator, he’ll support in expediting pending improvement works in Pandharpur,” Mr. Patil’s letter learn.

Mr. Patil and a bit of the native NCP management apparently consider that Parth’s candidacy wouldn’t be opposed by Bharatiya Janata Get together MLC Prashant Paricharak, an influential native chief from Pandharpur, thus paving the best way for a simple win for Parth.

Mr. Paricharak is the nephew of the late Sudhakar Paricharak, who was a four-time legislator and the chief rival of the late Bhalke who had died in a Pune hospital in November whereas present process remedy for post-COVID-19 issues.

Bhalke, alongside along with his political rival Sudhakar Paricharak, was an influential determine within the regional politics of Solapur and that of the temple city space of Pandharpur-Mangalvedha. Sudhakar Paricharak had handed away in August following COVID-19-related issues.

In the meantime, Parth’s cousin, Rohit Pawar — one other of Mr. Sharad Pawar’s grand-nephews and the present MLA from the Karjat-Jamkhed constituency in Ahmednagar — stated {that a} determination on this [Parth’s proposed candidacy] may solely be taken by the NCP chief and Mr. Ajit Pawar in session with different senior celebration leaders.

“Issues don’t occur simply because someone writes a letter wishing one thing…whereas justice will certainly be performed to the folks of Pandharpur by giving them an acceptable candidate, a choice on this may solely be taken by the highest celebration brass,” stated Mr. Rohit Pawar, who is commonly seen because the extra seasoned politician in distinction to his cousin.

Within the 2019 Parliamentary polls, Parth, the political neophyte, grew to become the one member of the Pawar clan to lose an election after struggling an ignominious rout within the battle for the Maval constituency. Regardless of the strenuous efforts of his father Mr. Ajit Pawar, who was believed to have lobbied laborious first for Parth’s candidacy, after which pulled out all stops to marketing campaign for his son’s victory, Parth was trounced by a humongous three-lakh vote margin by Shiv Sena MP Shrirang Barne.

Since then, Parth’s contrarian stance on a variety of points, together with the Maratha quota, has embarrassed the NCP prime brass, whereas triggering tremors of suspicion that every one will not be nicely throughout the Pawar household. In August, a vexed Mr. Sharad Pawar, in an uncharacteristic public admonishment of a member of the family, had slammed his grand-nephew’s contrarian stance within the Sushant Singh Rajput case, dismissing Parth as “immature”.

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