Anna`s close aide to contest polls on NCP ticket

Anna Hazare`s close aide Jayasing Mapari has decided to contest the zilla parishad elections from Wadegavan constituency on behalf of the NCP.

Ahmednagar: Anna Hazare`s close aide
Jayasing Mapari has decided to contest the zilla parishad
elections from Wadegavan constituency on behalf of the NCP.

Mapari, also the sarpanch of Hazare`s native Ralegan
Siddhi village, said NCP has approached him with a proposal of
his candidature.

The party has called for formal interviews at Ahmednagar
tomorrow and the NCP district unit may recommend his name for
Mapari`s candidature.

Asked whether he was supporting Mapari`s choice of
contesting elections on behalf of the NCP, Hazare said the
gram sabha will take the decision to support.

He is not personally against or for any political party,
but is expecting all the parties field candidates whose
background is clean and having a clear vision and
understanding of social and economic development, Hazare said.

PTI