December 2, 2009 5:35:47 am
The Nationalist Congress Party continued to maintain its hold over the urban as well as rural part of Pune,by retaining the post of president of Pune Zilla Parishad and mayors of Pune Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad.
NCP leader Savita Dagade was elected as president of Pune Zilla Parishad while party leaders Mohansingh Rajpal and Yogesh Behl were elected as mayors of Pune and the industrial town of Pimpri-Chinchwad.
Earlier,Vaishali Abane was the president of Zilla Parishad while Rajlaxmi Bhosale and Aparna Doke held the post of mayor for Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad. The NCP has enjoys an absolute majority in Pune Zilla Parishad and PCMC. It is a leading party in PMC and had got elected its member as mayor with the support of saffron combine in the past while have joined hands with the Congress this time to retain the post.
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