CM Greets Ganesh Naik Joining BJP along with Thousands of Supporters

Vashi: Welcoming Shri Ganesh Naik, Nationalist Congress Party supremo in Thane district, Shri Sanjeev Naik, former Member of Parliament, Shri Sandeep Naik, ex-NCP legislator, Shri Sagar Naik, former Mayor of Navi Mumbai, Shri Jaywant Sutar, Mayor of Navi Mumbai and thousands of Shri Ganesh Naik’s supporters including present and past corporators and present and past NCP office bearers, into the Bharatiya Janata Party parivar (family), Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, acknowledged the long reign of Shri Ganesh Naik’s popular leadership in the Navi Mumbai region, Thane district and Maharashtra State.

The Chief Minister was addressing the over 5000 strong supporters of Shri Ganesh Naik and the BJP at the CIDCO Exhibition Hall, here in Navi Mumbai on September 11.

Shri Fadnavis revealed that the BJP was eyeing Shri Ganesh Naik for quite some time and the day dawned today. He said that every good event happens at the right destined time.

He stated that there is nothing more pleasant than extending the BJP family, which is happening solely due to the people’s faith in the progressive leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Hence, he added, people – oriented leadership, like that of Shri Ganesh Naik, all over the country were flocking to join the BJP’s Mahayagna of growth, progressive development and people’s welfare under the popular leadership of Shri Narendra Modi.

Responding to criticism of Mahabharati (mass intake) in the BJP, he retorted that the opposition should introspect why there is the Mahaghalati (mass exodus) from other parties to the BJP.

“Our society should move forward and people have witnessed this in the BJP. Prime Minister Shri Modi has initiated massive welfare projects for the common people after 70 years’, stating so he asserted that the BJP rule will alter the picture of the extended Mumbai’s Mumbai Metropolitan Region with the twin engine of the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation and the Panvel City Municipal Corporation.

Promising transit oriented development in the MMR, he stated that citizens will be able to ply to any place in the MMR within an hour. Prior to this function, the CM inaugurated the trial run of the first Metro Line in the city from the Taloja metro yard to Pendhar Metro Station and also launched the lottery for 10,000 CIDCO built apartments and the construction of nearly 1 lakh apartments.

Pointing at issues of the city like the Project Affected People’s rehabilitation, regularization of houses built out of the necessity of natural growth, Shri Fadnavis expressed that with Shri Naik’s able leadership all the pending issues in the Urban Development Ministry will soon be resolved in a time-bound schedule.

The Chief Minister further acknowledged that with Shri Ganesh Naik joining the BJP, the party has been strengthened in the region, as Shri Ganesh Naik has a large following in the region, due to the work done by him for all sections of the people.

Shri Fadnavis informed that journalists lament that there is no fun in the forthcoming Assembly polls in the State as the outcome is known, it is only a matter of BJP winning 220 or 250 seats or something in between that.

He, however, assured that this outcome will not evoke any semblance of arrogance in the BJP cadre. He stressed that the larger the mandate the greater the responsibility.

The CM remarked that he would be pleased to work with joy with an experienced leader like Shri Ganesh Naik.