MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Friday completed his three-day stay in Dombivli, during which he interviewed candidates who have approached his party for tickets for the upcoming Kalyan-Dombivli civic polls, met residents and visited the Ganpati temple and the Swami Samarth Math in the area.
“On Friday, Thackeray completed interviewing all candidates. On Saturday, we will sit in Mumbai, discuss and finalise the list, which will be released on October 10,” MLA Nitin Sardesai said.
On Thursday night, Thackeray asked one of his party workers to bring eight to 10 bhurji pavs from Sonu, a bhurji pavwala from Ward no. 31 who has applied for an MNS ticket. A pleased Sonu delivered the order personally and met the MNS chief, who had a small chat with him.
The Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation elections to be held on October 31. It is now ruled by the Sena-BJP alliance. The Congress and the NCP have reached a pre-poll seat-sharing for the elections. Congress will contest 55 of the 107 seats, while the NCP would contest 52.