Nagda (Ujjain district): Scores of ticket aspirants and their supporters from Nagda accorded a warm welcome to former minister Rajkumar Patel and former district panchayat president Meena Malviya here on Monday.
Nagda municipality has 36 wards and scores of Congress leaders are vying for party tickets ahead of local body elections here. They are leaving no stone unturned to draw senior leaders’ attention towards them.
Addressing party leaders and workers here, Patel said upcoming local body elections are “very crucial” for the Congress party. He said State Congress Committee has deputed two Congress leaders as incharge in each ward who will report to area MLA who along with District Congress Committee will present it before State Congress Committee.
“Preference will be given to the candidates who are young and active. Stay united and bring back Congress to power in Nagda municipality,” Patel told Congressmen. Congress MLA from Nagda - Khachrod assembly constituency Dilip Singh Gurjar also addressed party leaders.
Gurjar said that whatever decision will be taken by State Congress and District Congress Committees for selection of candidate will be accepted and everyone will do his best to ensure Congress party’s victory.
“Party workers worked hard in assembly elections. We have to double up our efforts civic elections and fight with all the vigour,” Gurjar said and added that every person of Nagda is with the Congress.