BMC election: Fadnavis says people will back BJP because of work
The chief minister is facing a battle of prestige in the election to 10 Municipal Corporation, including cash-rich Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.mumbai Updated: Feb 22, 2017 11:15 IST
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, who spearheaded BJP’s campaign for the civic polls, on Tuesday exuded confidence that people will support the party on basis of the work it has done.
Fadnavis, along with his wife Amruta and mother, voted in the Nagpur Municipal Corporation election at a booth near their residence in Dharampeth around 11.45am.
The chief minister, who is facing a battle of prestige in the election to 10 Municipal Corporation, including cash-rich Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, told reporters, “I have full faith that on the basis of work we (BJP) have done, people will back us.”
He appealed to voters acrossthe state to exercise their voting right in order to strengthen democracy.
Fadnavis said voting is the responsibility of citizens and they should participate in the democratic process.
Polling for Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and nine other civic bodies across Maharashtra got underway this morning with estranged allies BJP and Shiv Sena locked in an intense battle. PTI CLS NRB RT
First Published: Feb 21, 2017 14:43 IST