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NMC opposition leader Wanve accuses Nagpur Congress chief Thakre of threatening him

Tanaji Wanve, Leader of Opposition (Congress) and Corporator in NMC accused Nagpur City Congress Chief Vikas Thakre of threatening him.
Corporator Tanaji Wanve (L) and Nagpur Congress Chief Vikas Thakre (R)

Tanaji Wanve, Leader of Opposition (Congress) and Corporator in Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) accused Nagpur City Congress Chief Vikas Thakre of threatening him during Congress party’s Bharat Bandh rally in Nagpur on Monday (September 10, 2018). Wanve claimed that along with Thakre, he was also abused and threatened by Thakres men.

Speaking to Nation Next, Wanve said, When the Congress party’s Bharat Bandh rally reached Gokulpeth market, Thakre pushed me. He then told me, Tu yaha se chala ja. Hamare morche mein aane ki zarurat nahi (You go away from here. You don’t need to come in our rally). I told him that I was invited by senior Congress leaders like Ashish Dua, Rajendra Mulak, Mukul Wasnik, etc., to be a part of the rally, to which he replied, Tu chala ja warna tera kaand ho jayega aaj! (You go otherwise an untoward incident would happen).  His men then abused me, flashed a knife and threatened to kill me. I immediately informed about the incident to Congress MLA Sunil Kedar and Congress leader Rajendra Mulak, who, fearing any untoward incident, requested me to leave the rally.

Also read: Nagpur Congress chief Thakre refutes Wanves allegations, says will resign if found guilty

He further said, After I went back home and spoke to my family members, they suggested me to file a complaint against Thakre as this wasn’t the first time he’d harassed me. So, I filed a complaint against Thakre at Ambazari Police Station as a preventive measure. I also sent a copy to Nagpur Commissioner of Police Dr BK Upadhyay and informed my senior party leaders about the same. Also, let me tell you that Thakre behaves like this with many people but they don’t react as they are scared of Thakre.

When Nation Next spoke to Ramdas Narekar, station diary writer, Ambazari Police Station, he said, There’s no entry of the case in the station diary at our police station. Though, it’s quite possible that an application may have been sent to Commissioner of Police directly. When Nation Next spoke to Dr BK Upadhyay, Nagpur Commisioner of Police, he denied of receving the copy of the complaint by Wanve.

Meanwhile, Vikas Thakre, while speaking to Nation Next completely refuted Wanves allegations and said that he would resign as Nagpur Congress Chief if found guilty.

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RMBRCN celebrates Charter Presentation & Installation, Rina Sinha becomes Charter President



The Rotary Means Business chapter of Rotary Club Of Nagpur (RMBRCN) celebrated their Charter Presentation and Installation of Board on September 17, 2023 in a crisp official ceremony at Hotel Centre Point, Nagpur.

Rotary Means Business encourages Rotarians to support the success of their fellow Rotarians by doing business with them and by referring others to them.

Charter President Past President Rtn Rina Sinha presided over the ceremony. Renowned entrepreneur and Rotarian Aspi Bapuna, Chairman of Bapuna Group, was the Chief Guest and  Rtn Namita Sharma, President of RCN, was the Guest of Honour.

The Board of Directors of RMBRCN include Rtn Navneet Jain, Vice President, Rtn Mohammed Master, Honorary Secretary, Rtn Sanjay Aggarwal Treasurer, Rtn Rakhi Bhatia Director Chapter Service, Rtn Rahul Shrivastava, Director Vocational Service, Dr Ruchi Choudhry, Director Membership Development, Ranjana Duseja, Director Attendance.

Past Rotary District Governor (PDG) Shabbir Shakir, Past Presidents- Bharat Goenka , Khushnoor Chugh, Sanjiv Chugh, Akhtar Parvez, Tejinder Singh Rawal, Alok Goenka,  Jerestine Watchmaker, Sandeep Dhodapkar, Sanjay Arora, President RMB Nagpur, and Behram Patel and Amitabh Sinha were present.

President Rina Sinha informed that within a short period of its formation already 48 members representing various businesses  have joined the chapter and the numbers are increasing . The Chapter has already crossed 5 crores of business amongst their members and RMB will further strengthen Rotary in membership growth and retention .

Chief Guest Rtn Aspi Bapuna lauded the chapter’s success and reiterated that its comfortable and safe to do business among fellow rotarians as all follow the Four Way Test of Rotary. Jerestine introduced President Rina. Aspi Bapuna  presented the charter and installed President Rina Sinha . Rtn Namita congratulated the RMB chapter and informed that this is the new initiative at RCN.The Board was installed by Rina Sinha and all members were installed by the Past Presidents. An exclusive digital Monthly Magazine ‘Growth Engine’ was launched by Editor Niharika Chugh Vali.

 Navneet Jain and Rahul Choudhry conducted the referral and thank you session where enthusiastic members informed about their successful business details. Nishchay Sinha launched the social media and MYRMB app which connects members to other chapters digitally, Treasurer Sanjay Agarwal gave treasurers report, Rtn Rakhi Bhatia managed the event. Rtn Parag Datey and Niharika were the Masters of Ceremony (MOCs). Secretary Mohammed Master proposed the formal Vote of Thanks .

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Nitin Gadkari inaugurates double-decker electric bus availed for senior citizens in Nagpur



Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, on Saturday, inaugurated the double-decker electric bus designed for senior citizens in Nagpur. The initiative has been undertaken in association with Ashok Leyland’s CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Committee and Jyeshtha Nagarik Pratishthan.

Executive President of Jyeshtha Nagarik Pratishthan Datta Meghe, Vice Chairman of Ashok Leyland Limited Yash Sachar, CEO of Switch Mobility Mahesh Babu, and other dignitaries were present during the inauguration.

“I am very thankful to Ashok Leyland’s electric vehicle arm ‘Switch Mobility’ for donating an electric bus for our senior citizens. The bus can hold a capacity of 65 people and will benefit a lot to disabled and senior citizens,” Gadkari said.

“We already have a green Electra bus available to us for the past five to six years. Krishna Reddy has taken the responsibility of repairing and providing air-conditioning to the bus, moreover, he is providing us with one additional bus. A Tata Motor bus will be arriving this month as well, giving us a total of four buses to operate. This will solve the issue of waiting list due to the lack of buses for senior citizens in the city.” he added.

With the help of these buses, senior citizens can avail the benefit of free trips to religious places like Ambhora, Adasa, Shegaon, Mahur, Dhapewada, and Kalamb.

Also read: NMC confiscates 117 PoP idols, collects Rs 10,000 fine from seller


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Nagpur: Married man accused of girlfriend’s rape commits suicide on Facebook live



A 38-year-old married man named Manish alias Raj Yadav, on Sunday, committed suicide during a Facebook live-stream after allegedly being accused of rape by his girlfriend and her family in Nagpur.

During the live stream, Manish, who was married and a father to three children, stated that his 19-year-old girlfriend, Kajal, along with her family members demanded a sum of five lakh rupees and threatened to press charges of rape if he failed to do so.

On September 6, the situation became grave as the woman’s family accused him of eloping after Kajal went missing from her residence.

The deceased refused the claims of having any sexual relationship with the woman and identified her, her family, and a photo studio operator responsible for his condition. He, then, jumped into the river.

After the live video surfaced online, Kalamna Police launched a search operation and recovered the deceased’s body from the river. Four people have been detained in the case for questioning. Further investigation is underway.

Also read: NMC confiscates 117 PoP idols, collects Rs 10,000 fine from seller

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