While the Pimpri Assembly seat is with the Shiv Sena, BJP leaders have already started demanding that its candidate should contest from the seat. Corporator Seema Savale of the BJP has declared that she will be a candidate from Pimpri.
Activists Manav Kamble and Maruti Bhapkar have blamed the BJP-led PCMC for the water crisis in the city. They claimed that the civic authority was neither trying to strengthen water sources nor tapping newer sources of supply.
Over three lakh techies commute to Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park in Hinjawadi on a daily basis and the traffic situation in the area is among the worst within the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) limits.
As an autorickshaw driver, Rahul Jadhav sometimes earned less than Rs 200 a day and life was an unending challenge for him. But all that has changed in the past one decade. He is no longer an autorickshaw driver.
Flt Lt Kunal (27), whose family is from Nigdi in Pimpri Chinchwad area, was a navigating officer with the 33 Squadron of the IAF, which is a transport squadron under the Southern Air Command and is located at Air Force Station Sulur in Tamil Nadu.
Patil said that the demand for a separate police commissionerate for Pimpri-Chinchwad was made considering the rising crime in the region. He said that Pune Police Commissioner has submitted a report to the government and the process of completing the legal formalities is on.