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Vidhan Bhavan

Maharashtra Elections – Final list of candidates for Vasai

Here is the final list of candidates for the Vasai (133) constituency. Name Party Symbol Tambe Vinod Vishram Bahujan Samaj Party Elephant Furtyado Michael Poshan Indian National Congress Hand Swapnil Santosh Nar Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Railway Engine Thakur Hitendra Vishnu Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi Whistle Adv. Sadashiv Yadavrao Hatkar Bahujan Mukti Party Cot Arvind Vijaykumar Upadhyay Independent Auto Rickshaw Manvel J. Tuscano Independent Gas Cylinder Vivek Raghunath Pandit (Bhau) Independent Bat This list is an extract...

Election EVM

Maharashtra Elections 2014 – Candidates for Vasai

Here are the candidates in fray for the Vasai (133) constituency for the Maharashtra Vidhansabha Elections 2014 INC – Michael Furtado BJP – Chandrashekhar Dhuri N/A – Vivek Pandit IND – Shivaji Sule IND – Roger Dias IND – Manuel Tuscano BVA – Hitendra Thakur BVA – Pravina Thakur BSP – Vinod Tambe IND – Arvind Upadhayay BMP – Sadashiv Hatkar MNS – Swapnil Nar More details on the EC website -http://103.23.150.139/VSAffidavits/VS2014.aspx Update: According to...

Palghar District

Taluka: Vasai, District: Palghar

Palghar became Maharashtras 36th district on Friday with chief minister Prithviraj Chauhan on Friday inaugurating the new district carved out of the Thane district. Palghar has population of 29 lakh with a predominant tribal community. The split from Thane district was approved on 09th of October 2012. Prithwiraj Chauhan traveled to Palghar in a special air-conditioned coachthat was attached to the Bandra-Vapi Passenger train and made his return journey via the Gujurat Mail. The CM...

Vasai Fort

Documentary On Vasai Tourism

The Vasai-Virar Mahanagar Palika has created a documentary on Tourism in Vasai. This 40 minute documentary is written by Sanjay Parab and voiced by Makrand Anaspure and Sheetal Kale. It was commissioned on the 27th of December 2013 with an initial budget of Rs. 9,50,000. The documentary explores the various places in Vasai such as Vasai Fort, Arnala Fort, the beaches in Vasai, Jivdani Temple, St. Gonsalo Garcia Church, Vajreshwari Mandir, Tungareshwar, Kaman Fort, Vagholi...

Thirst - Prayer For Youth

Thirst – Prayer For Youth

“Thirst” is a meditative Prayer for YOUTH, started in Manickpur in 2013. THIRST Prayer – for Youth – completes ONE year. We offer this prayer for all the youth of Vasai Diocese, especially Youth of Manickpur Parish in THANKSGIVING to God for this grace of Prayer Service for last one year. This prayer service is organised by the Manickpur Youth Choir, specially chosen and called from among the Youth to work for the Youth and...

Vidhan Bhavan

Speeches on Parliamentary Democratic System

Samarthan anorganization that strives to undertake consistent and dedicated efforts toward the establishment of a just society, as envisaged by the Constitution of India is conducting an event where eminent speakers will be speaking onParliamentary Democratic System. Here is the list of speakers at the event. Ex Chief Minister and Speaker of Loksabha Manohar Joshi Senior MLA and Leader of BJP Sudhir Mungantiwar MLC and spokesperson for Shivsena Dr. Neelam Gorhe Senior MLA and Ex...

Malcolm Dias

Malcolm Dias – First Vasaikar in the NDA

Malcolm Dias, 18, worked hard for months preparing for his goal to join defence services. On Saturday, he became the first person from Bhuigaon village in Vasai to crack the National Defence Academy entrance exams, ranking 220 on the merit list. After my class X board exams, I knew I wanted to join the defence. And so, I did not choose engineering or medicine as my career. My aim was to serve the country...

RIP Suruchi Baug :-(

RIP Suruchi Baug :-(

Amar Mhatre writes about the ignorance that’s killing Vasai’s Suruchi Baug. Its time we ask a few questions on the rapidlydwindling Vasai ecosystem.

Aptitude-Tests

Aptitude Tests – 2013 – Update: Cancelled

Once again, the Manickpur Education Welfare Fund has organized Aptitude Tests for school students from class 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12th. Here are the details. Aptitude tests help to map a students personality and aptitude, and can provide him/her with a sense of direction. If a student takes the aptitude tests when he/she is in 9th standard to 12th standard, they can identify areas that need to be improved upon, so that they increase...

Royston Dias

Royston Harold Dias plays into the IPL

Royston Harold Dias from our very own Manickpur has been selected to play with the Delhi Daredevils in the IPL. Heis a very talented left-arm fast-medium who has played for Mumbai Under-19 team.