bjp: Bjp brings Mahajan back for election business | Nashik News
Mahajan, who was also the district’s custodian minister, was the architect of the party’s first solo election victory when he was in charge of the party’s civic polls in 2017.
Mahajan will be assisted by vice-president of state unity Jaykumar Rawal, another former minister until then in charge.
This is part of the party’s damage control exercise after three of its incumbent Nashik corporators – Prathamesh Gite, Seema Tajane and Hemlata Kandekar quit and joined the Shiv Sena.
With elections likely to be announced, officials began shifting loyalties from party to party anticipating better treatment, chances of getting a ticket and even being elected. Those who left the BJP said they were harassed by senior party leaders.
The sources said Mahajan has a good relationship with party leaders due to his work style and agility.
“There may be allegations that Mahajan was not available to the people, but every request for help that was made to him was answered and therefore the people also respected him,” one said. party leaders.