<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>After being overlooked by the BJP for a ticket for the upcoming elections, Rangeshwari Chauhan, wife of Godhra MP Prabhatsinh Chauhan, dared him to set foot in Kaalol. She also criticised the party for selecting her stepdaughter in-law as its nominee.Rangeshwari, the third wife of Prabhatsinh Chauhan, was among the aspirants for the BJP ticket from Kaalol Assembly seat. Chauhan also threatened to quit if the party did not field his wife. Ignoring the threat, the BJP announced Suman Chauhan, wife of the MP’s son Pravinsinh, as its candidate from Kaalol.After learning that she had been denied a ticket, Rangeshwari dared her husband to set foot in Kaalol and campaign there. She also lashed out at the party and her stepson’s wife, who was selected as the candidate.”There were 22 ticket seekers from Kaalol Assembly. I want to ask BJP president Amit Shah a question: if the ticket was to be given to a woman, weren’t there other women more capable than Pravinsinh’s wife?” she told Zee 24 Kalak.She claimed that Pravinsinh had just joined the BJP, and was abusing the party until recently.Rangeshwari also asked the party to speak with the chosen candidate and find out if she knew basic details like what an Assembly was, or what a proxy candidate meant, and the caste-wise break up of voters in the area.
<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Sunil Shitap, who has been blamed for the collapse of the Sai Siddhi building in Ghatkopar, was the Lok Sabha constituency organiser of Shiv Sena’s wing for co-operatives bodies, the Shiv Sahakar Sena. Sena leaders, however, claim that Shitap was removed from his post in the organisation as he was inactive. On Tuesday, local Shiv Sena leaders had claimed that though Shitap’s wife Swati had contested the recent BMC polls from ward number 126 in Ghatkopar as a Sena nominee, they were not active Shiv Sainiks. Swati had however lost to Archana Bhalerao of the MNS, ending up at number three. Incidentally, Swati was counted as among the richest candidates in the elections with movable and immovable assets worth Rs 26 crore. “We fielded his wife as this was an OBC ward. We had little contact with him after his wife’s defeat in the elections. They did not even come to the local shakha. He is not a Shiv Sena worker though he does help our local activists,” the Shiv Sena leader had claimed. Meanwhile, Shitap’s facebook page has posts congratulating him for being selected as the Lok Sabha organizer of the Shiv Sahakar Sena. Shitap’s Facebook profile also has posts wishing Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray on his birthday and wishing Shiv Sainiks on the party’s foundation day on July 19. It also has posts congratulating him for being selected as the Lok Sabha organizer of the Shiv Sahakar Sena. Shitap, who hails from Srivardhan in Raigad, was the Lok Sabha constituency organiser of the Shiv Sena’s Shiv Sahakar Sena. Shitap was said to be in the MNS before switching over to the Shiv Sena. When contacted, Shilpa Sarpotdar, who heads the Shiv Sahakar Sena, admitted that Shitap had been an office bearer of the unit, which is a Shiv Sena affiliate working in the co-operative sector, but claimed he had been sacked from his post a month ago as he was inactive at the organizational level. “We terminated him last month along with those who did not spare time for the organization,” she added.