An afternoon after he severed his 34-year-old affiliation with BJP, Ravindra Bhoyar, a former RSS volunteer and sitting corporator from Nagpur, filed his nomination papers nowadays because the Congress nominee from the native constituency for the impending polls to Maharashtra Legislative Council.
Mr Bhoyar will face off in opposition to BJP nominee and previous minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule.
Mr Bhoyar’s candidature for the impending polls was once introduced by means of Congress overdue final night time.
The four-time corporator were related to BJP for the final 34 years. He had served as Deputy Mayor of Nagpur in 1997. His father Prabhakarrao Bhoyar had served as an RSS pracharak from 1949 to 1956 and was once jailed all over the Emergency. The Bhoyar senior had held quite a lot of positions within the RSS, headquartered in Nagpur.
Ravindra Bhoyar had stated senior leaders like him were sidelined in BJP for the previous few years. He stated he was once remoted by means of BJP management, which compelled him to hand over.
Mr Bhoyar had stated his circle of relatives has been related to the Sangh for greater than 70 years. “But I am quitting BJP with a heavy heart for my self-respect. I will remain with Congress till the end,” he stated.
The biennial election to the Maharashtra Legislative Council will probably be hung on December 10 from 5 native government’ constituencies for 6 seats because of the retirement of sitting individuals.
The counting of votes will probably be taken up on December 14.
The six seats are falling vacant from Mumbai (two seats), and one seat each and every from Kolhapur, Dhule-cum-Nandurbar, Akola-cum-Buldhana-cum Washim, and Nagpur.