Mumbai: Son of a cane harvester who contested state assembly elections from Malshiras constituency won the seat. The cane harvesters are happy that they have sent their representative to the state assembly to push forward their demands.
Ram Satpute contested on BJP ticket and garnered 1,03,507 votes as against Uttamrao Jankar (NCP) who secured 1,00,917 votes.
Belonging to Ashti taluka of Beed district, Ram’s father was working as a cane harvester attached to Shankar cooperative sugar mill in Malshiras taluka. His father sent him to Pune for education where he came in contact with ABVP and started working for the organization. While allocating seats, BJP showed trust in him and gave him the opportunity to contest an election.
BJP leader Vijaysinh Mohite Patil was directed to guide Satpute in an election, and with his skills and potential, he won the seat.
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