Nagpur: In a rare gesture the Chief Minister Eknath Shinde hailed the NCP MLA from Deolali in Nashik district Saroj Ahire-Wagh’s move to come to the Vidhan Bhavan on Monday with her two and half months old child to attend the winter session. Shinde took out time to felicitate Ahire-Wagh, who entered the Vidal Bhavan premises with her baby bundled in a blanket. She attracted the attention of the members of the state legislature.
The child was seen sleeping peacefully in Ahire-Waugh’s arms as other legislators greeted her. Some also clicked selfies with the baby. Ahire-Wagh was accompanied by her husband Dr Praveen Wagh and mother in law Kalpana Wagh.
‘’I am a mother and a people's representative. For the past two and half years due to corona pandemic, no assembly session has been held here in Nagpur. I am a mother now but to put my points and to raise questions, I have come here to get answers for my voters," Ahire-Wagh said.
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After learning that Ahire-Wagh had arrived at the Vidhan Bhavan with her child, Shinde met her in his office and inquired about the baby.
‘’Making laws as a representative of the people in the legislature and performing motherhood outside the legislature is certainly challenging. However, performing both these responsibilities effectively is a unique honour,’’ said Shinde.
The Chief Minister’s Office said that this is the first time such an incident is happening in the state legislature, the Chief Minister publicly praised her for it.
This time MLA Saroj Ahire-Wagh's husband Dr Praveen Wagh and Sasubai Kalpana Wagh were also present.
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