Amravati


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Amravati

(əmräv`ətē), city (1991 pop. 421,576), administrative headquarters of Amravati district, Maharashtra state, central India. The city is a growing industrial center, with major industries in cotton milling.
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Also questioned separately in the same case were Ganesh Patil, the state Congress general secretary, and Vasantrao Saurkar, the Amravati party chief.
The money was recovered from a car (MH-31 DC-4744) by the local police during a routine check in the outskirts of Amravati city in eastern Maharashtra in the early hours of February 12.
During the course of investigations, it allegedly came to light that Mulak had sent the cash through his personal assistant to Shekhawat for use in the Amravati Municipal Corporation election.
Patil' son Rajendra Shekhawat is contesting as the Congress candidate from this constituency and his supporters have launched an all- out offensive to show that he could change the face of Amravati.
If you ask how he proposes to that it's simple, Rajendra is the son of the President so a lot of development projects can come to Amravati.
At a public meeting, a local leader Bhau Saheb Dhere credited the President for bringing in two new trains to Amravati and starting the defunct Finlay mills.
Rajendra or Raosaheb got the ticket to represent the Amravati constituency after an intense scuffle with Maharashtra Minister of State for Finance Sunil Deshmukh, who won it by over 32,OOO votes in 2004.
Despite enjoying a popular support in Amravati, Deshmukh was replaced by the novice Raosaheb as he is the president's son.
That's why I have asked the Amravati district collector and local municipal commissioner to send me detailed reports," State Election Commissioner Neela Satyanarayan said.
The Gudgenagar police in Amravati district in Vidarbha region intercepted the vehicle on Sunday.