Periodical “Punya Nagiri” honored MLC Manda Mhatre for becoming the 1st Agri woman to win Maharashtra State’s Best Orator Award. An inspirational force for women in the city, a contributor to social fabric of the city and having attained a post of respect in the city, MLC Manda Mhatre started off her political innings in 1995 during municipal elections. Her dedication to public work rose her from the stature of a corporator NMMC to a MLC in the state legislative council. Whether it is 33% reservation for women, jetties for Koli community in the city, all caste – religions community marriages or her initiative for Navi Mumbai to have a Urban Haat – MLC Manda Mhatre has continuously strived for doing her bit for Navi Mumbai’s progress and development. Only last month, the woman leader was bestowed with the “State’s Best Orator Award” at the hands of the first woman President of India Pratibha Patil. City daily Punya Nagiri honored MLC Manda Mhatre to become the 1st Agri woman to receive the prestigious award. Several eminent artists performed during the event at Vishnudas Bhave Auditorium. NMTV News spoke to MLC Manda Mhatre on the occasion. MLC Manda Mhatre credited her supporters and well wishers for all the success that she has achieved. With cameraperson Roshan Hate, Nilofar Shaikh for NMTV News.
October 28, 2016