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Veteran CPI-M Leader Narsayya Adam Offers Support to Congress Nominee Praniti Shinde

Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Congress nominee Praniti Shinde, daughter of former Union Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, received support from veteran Communist leader Narsayya Adam in the upcoming elections. Adam’s decision to support Praniti comes after she met him seeking his endorsement. The move signals a major boost for Praniti’s campaign against BJP nominee Ram Satpute.

Adam gained attention for sharing a stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of a housing colony in Solapur district earlier this year. He had initiated the project during the UPA rule and continued to advocate for it under the BJP-led NDA government. With Adam’s endorsement, Praniti aims to secure victory in the elections amidst stiff competition from the BJP in the Solapur Lok Sabha seat.

During the meeting with Praniti, Adam highlighted the lack of development vision and political will in the past decade. He pledged his support to the Maha Vikas Aghadi in Maharashtra and the INDIA Alliance at the national level. Adam’s move is significant as he has a history of contesting against Praniti’s family and holding key discussions with top political leaders to strengthen his position in the upcoming polls.

Adam, a three-time winner of the Solapur Central assembly seat, is now seeking to reclaim the constituency under the CPM banner. His negotiations with prominent political figures including Sharad Pawar, Uddhav Thackeray, and Nana Patole indicate a strategic move to consolidate support for his candidacy. Despite his previous backing of the Congress-led UPA at the national level, Adam’s rivalry with Praniti and her father has shaped the dynamics of the political landscape in Solapur.

Former minister Sushilkumar Shinde has acknowledged Adam’s decision to contest the Solapur Central assembly seat, signaling a possible realignment of political alliances in the region. As the elections approach, the spotlight remains on the evolving dynamics between key players in Solapur and the implications for the broader political landscape in Maharashtra and beyond.


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