JD(U) to contest all seats in Mumbai civic elections

Last Updated: Friday, February 18, 2011 - 21:56

Mumbai: Janata Dal(U), a part of NDA at
national level, on Friday announced that it will contest all the
227 seats in next year`s Mumbai Municipal Corporation polls.

Javed Raza, party general secretary in charge of Mumbai
and Maharashtra, said JD)U) plans to expand base all over the
country.
To a question whether it will enter into an alliance with
its NDA partners Shiv Sena and BJP, Raza said a tie-up will be
possible if there is an "honourable deal".

He said his party wanted the government to ensure more
subsidies for farmers in the union budget and also see to it
that micro financing for agriculture was provided through
nationalised banks.
Janata Dal (U) will seek to know from the UPA what steps
it has taken on the issue of black money stashed in foreign
banks and also the progress of Adarsh housing scam
investigations, he said.

He said his party was firm on the Opposition`s demand for
a JPC in the 2G scam.

PTI



First Published: Friday, February 18, 2011 - 21:56

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