The fifth and last phase of Congress Jan Sangharsh Yatra (rally) organized by the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) was launched on Thursday from city amidst great enthusiasm among the party workers. However, the response was not as expected.
After paying homage to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar at famous pilgrim centre Deekshabhoomi, the rally reached the Durgah of Hazrat Baba Tajuddin Aulia in the eastern part and finally came to Ganesh Mandir in Sitabuldi and offered prayers. In the absence of MPCC Chief and former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan who was in Delhi for holding consultations with party high command over seat sharing discussion, former Chief Minister Prithiviraj Chavan led the rally.
Opposition Leader in State Assembly, Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Mukul Wasnik, former MP Vilas Muttemwar, former CC chief Manikrao Thakre, former Ministers Nasim Khan, Anees Ahmad, Rajendra Mulak and local leader Vikas Thakre, Vishal Muttemwar, Umakant Agnihotri, Abhijit Wanjari were present on the occasion.