SUCI eyes 5 seats, names nominees
The Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) on Tuesday said it would contest five Assembly seats and declared the names of its candidates. Of the five seats, three are in Surat and one each in Vadodara and Ahmedabad.
Rambharat Maurya, SUCI's Surat district secretary, filed his nomination papers today for Limbayat Assembly constituency that has a sizeable migrant population mainly working in the textile industry. Maurya himself has been a powerloom operator for last 30 years and has worked for the rights of labourers.
Rambharat Maurya, a powerloom operator, and Lalit Solanki, a businessman, would be fielded, respectively, from Choryasi and Katargam seats in Surat.
In Ahmedabad, Bhavik Raja will contest from Ellisbridge while Bharti Parmar will be the party's candidate in in Vadodara.
Mukesh Semwal, a member of state committee of SUCI, said, "Our main thrust will be on proper implementation of labour laws in the industry."
29 nominations so far for phase-I polls
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