“North Indians are politically active and aware citizens. In Maharashtra, they voted for the BJP during Lok Sabha polls, and then again during Assembly elections. We need their support once again to take our cause of development forward,” Sharma told The Indian Express.
The Mumbai North West constituency has three lakh north Indians concentrated in Dindoshi, Jogeshwari (East), Versova and Goregaon. Click here for more election news
On Sunday, Sharma interacted with autorickshaw drivers and hawkers apart from holding three public meetings in north Indian pockets in Ghatkopar, Prem Nagar (Goregaon) and Kurar village (Malad). The Congress roped in Commonwealth gold medallist Narsingh Yadav to support Sanjay Nirupam. The wrestler, who is currently facing a four-year ban, visited Yadav Nagar in Jogeshwari where a lot of north Indians come to wrestle.