Solapur Municipal By-Polls Congress manages to retain seat Current Affairs 

Solapur Municipal By-Polls: Congress manages to retain seat

Solapur: Indian National Congress candidate Haji Toufiq Hatture has managed to retain the Block No. 14 seat by a margin of 1700 votes in Municipal by poll which was scheduled on Friday, 6 April. AIMIM candidate Peer Ahmed Shaikh stood second by grabbing 3250 votes. The result was declared on Saturday morning at around 11.30 am. The seat was lying vacant since January 2018 due to sad demise of sitting councillor Rafique Hatture. Haji Toufiq is youngest brother of veteran Congress leader late Rafiq Hatture who had registered five consecutive…

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Rafiq Hatture dies, Solapur Congress loses its strong leader Current Affairs 

Rafiq Hatture dies, Solapur Congress loses its strong leader

Solapur: Rafiq Babumiya Hatture, Indian National Congress senior corporator in Solapur Municipal Corporation (SMC) passed away on Monday after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was admitted to Yashodhra hospital for poor cardiac function in Solapur. He lost his life battle during treatment around late night on Tuesday. He was 58. Mr. Hatture had a long political career and since 1997 won 5 Municipal elections consecutively with record margin from Badsha Peth, Begum Peth and other Muslim areas. He was SMC Standing Committee Chairman in 2007. He was fondly called by…

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