In Maharashtra, the "Maharashtrian of the year" awards are all set to usher in a new era by recognizing illustrious donations of excellent personalities from the special socio-political fields. In each category winner will be determined throughout participation of lakhs of readers of Lokmat Media Ltd. From this another time proved that Maharashtra always give the way to national politics. The Lokmat media Ltd. Has resolute to salute such great men who have left their footprint on the politics of the state. The editorial team of Lokmat Media Ltd which is headed by the chairman & MP Vijay Darda has, after a long-drawn-out discussion, ready a list of five politicians from the state for the Maharashtrian of the Year Award.
Raj Thackray who emulates the technique of his great uncle Shiv Sena Superemo Bal Thackeray, decided to take apart from the Sena fold and recognized the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena. Raj Thackeray who separately from being an powerful speaker and now days he is well known as youth icon of the Maharashtrian youths. Raj Thackray has emerged as an option political force to Shiv Sena all the way through his political party MNS.
Uddhav Thackray who has inborn the political legacy of his father Bal Thackeray, has been many upheaval in the party after he took in excess of as executive president. All his political endeavors had full carry from Bal Thackeray and that is why Uddhav could project Shiv Sena as a party that stands by Mumbaikars in their emergency. Despite big political challenges, Uddhav Thackeray was also able to bring striking success for his party in the Kalyan Dombivili civic polls held last year.
The national president of BJP Gadkari has brought yet one more laurel for Maharashtra by fetching the youngest president of his party which is BJP. PWD minister of BJP and Sena combination government in 1995-1999, Gadkari had left his impression on the state by talking up construction of fly over all over Mumbai to ease traffic overcrowding in the metro polls. Very newly, under his able leadership, the BJP-led partnership has once another time emerged as a ruling coalition is Bihar assembly elections.
R.R. Patil who is home mister of Maharashtra at a time when national political scenario is receiving murkier because of scams and allegation of corruption in opposition to politicians. R.R. Patil is also known as Youth icon of Nationalist Congress Party and represents the rural youth in the state. He is home minister and minister for rural development. R.R. Patil is well-liked because of his sincerity, honestly and clean image.
The ALL India Committee (AICC) chosen Rajeev his great capability to unite and lead the young generation. He had also worked as a president of the Maharashtra unit of the Youth Congress. His political intelligence came to public eye when he won the assembly polls from Kalamnuri assembly constituency.
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