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Rane to address supporters in Mumbai on October 12

india Updated: Oct 07, 2008 14:20 IST
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Maharashtra Revenue Minister Narayan Rane, an arch rival and critic of Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, will address his supporters in Mumbai on October 12.

The meeting at Kamgar Maidan on Sunday evening in centralsed by Swabhimaan, an NGO set up Rane's younger son Nitesh three years ago.

Talking to reporters in Mumbai on Tuesday, Nitesh said the rally has been organised to mark his NGO's 3rd anniversary and his father would address the supporters chalking out the future course of action for Swabhimaan and also dwell on the prevailing political situation in the state.

"Actually, we wanted to hold the rally on Dassera (Oct 9) but, we felt the political atmosphere will be charged up after the festivities and hence the date of October 12 was chosen," Nitesh said in a veiled reference to the 'Prahar' launch tomorrow and Shiv Sena's Dassera rally on October 9.

Replying to questions about his political ambitions, Nitesh, who is the general secretary of Mumbai Youth Congrte a Maharashtra of his dreams.

"Swabhimaan is an NGO working for the youth. Politics is the culmination of social work and I will announce my political plans and my blueprint for the state's development in the sphere of infrastructure, uninterrupted power supply, skilled human resources, when the time comes," he said.