Had called up the number stated on Dr. Vaijayanti Patwardhan’s election leaflet.
Here’s the Q&A with Mr. Sanjiv Patwardhan as regards Congress candidate from Law College Ward, Dr. Vaijayanti Patwardhan’s stand on various local issues –
1) Policy on Senapati Bapat – Paud Road Link Road through the hills
Answer >> Against cutting trees and building the road. Involved in petition filed against the road.
2) Policy on Left Bank Canal – The town plan marks it as a green zone not open for any traffic. Some parties are in favour of converting it into a garden / jogging track while others keen on building roads on every inch of land available want the canal to also be converted into a road for vehicular traffic.
Answer >> It’s a green zone as per the town plan and should stay that way. In favour of garden / jogging track
3) Resident of the ward?
Ans >> Not currently but they are soon shifting to a place near Hotel Good Luck
He also said that it’s no good if educated citizens just keep blaming the system and kept heading for the US. He said that they are trying to get into the system and actually make a difference.