Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has said that even if NCP got two seats less after its alliance with Congress as compared to last elections, it is the duty of the party to keep Maharashtra united. "I am sure that our party leaders will do it successfully," Pawar said while addressing Mathadi workers on the occasion 76th birth anniversary celebrations of Mathadi leader and former MLA late Annasaheb Patil on Friday at Onion Potato Market, Vashi.
Asking the workers to vote for NCP candidates Ganesh Naik and Sandeep Naik during October 13 assembly elections, Pawar said, "We are here to create leadership which will benefit Mathadi workers, the leadership that will strive for the development of Navi Mumbai on all fronts."
The party ticket was given to Sandeep Naik, the younger son of Guardian Minister Ganesh Naik. "Narendra Patil is indeed a strong leader but the right things will take place at right time. Let the time come and he will surely get what he deserves," Pawar said.