Congress hopes to perform the same way in the coming assembly polls
as it did in the last Lok Sabha elections in
Maharashtra, state Chief Minister Ashok Chavan
said today. ''I hope so,'' he said when asked about whether the
Congress will perform the same way in the coming assembly polls as
it did in the Lok Sabha elections. Earlier participating in a
function to felicitate artists and students, the chief minister said
he was happy to see both the Congress and NCP leaders and activists
together in activities, both social and political.
''It is not only
during elections the Congress and NCP activists come together but
even for social and cultural activities we come together and I am
extremely happy to see both party activists together at this
function,'' he said.
He said Thane has
unique importance and receives all the attention of the state and
am happy to see that when it comes to civic work, all party
corporators come together for the civic cause,'' he said.
He said out of the
total funds made available under the JNUM the state received maximum
funds and in the state and Thane received the major share.
There will be no
dearth of funds for the city and district of Thane, Mr Chavan said,
adding, drinking water and other essential projects will receive due