Medha Patkar, Mahajan, Sanyal file nominations
Veteran social activist Medha Patkar, BJP member Poonam Mahajan and banker Meera Sanyal were prominent among the 17 candidates who filed their nomination papers here yesterday
Patkar is the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from Mumbai North-East Lok Sabha seat, while Mahajan is in fray from Mumbai North-Central.
Arvind Sawant (Shiv Sena), Sanyal (AAP) and Prakash Reddy (CPM) filed papers from Mumbai South, while Aditya Shirodkar (MNS) and two Independents submitted nominations from Mumbai South-Central constituency.
Meanwhile, Shiv Sena candidate in adjoining Raigad Lok Sabha seat Anant Gite submitted his documents in Alibaug, the district headquarters. AAP candidate from Raigad Sanjay Aapranti also filed his papers.
Four candidates filed nominations for Dindori (ST) Parliamentary constituency in Nashik district. These include Hemant Waghere (CPM), Sharad Nali (BSP) and Gyaneshwar Mali (AAP). CPM’s Tanaji Jaibhave submitted papers in Nashik constituency.
All these seats will go to the polls on April 24.