Friday, January 2, 2009

Uttam Gite celebrates his birthday



Uttam Gite, general secretary of the district congress committee, also celebrated his birthday which also falls on the first day of New Year, 1st January. Uttam Gite, popularly known as "Anna" amongst his followers which prominently comprise of youths said that " Since my birthday falls on 1st January, it is associated with new year and my followers know about it, but this year I had decided to celebrate my birthday with a quite dinner with my family, but since people started calling up and coming to office, I had to be present at office to accept their good wishes". A small cake with "Happy Birthday Anna" written on it was cut at the occasion. Vijay Dethe, an associate of Gite said that " As always we had planned to celebrate "Anna's" birthday lavishly but since he refused the proposition we did not put hoardings and banners, but requested him to be present for some time to acknowledge greetings from our people"

Dr. Sokhi Celebrates Her Birthday


Municipal councilor Dr. A.K.sokhi celebrated her birthday on the 1st of January 2009 amidst her party workers and well wishers from mulund. Dr. Sokhi said "taking cognizance of the recent attacks on Mumbai she had decided to refrain from any celebration, but party workers and well wishers from mulund spontaneously arranged for a small get together in gala nagar congress office, mulund". She wished each and every one present a very happy new year 2009 and party workers expressed their wishes in form of flowers, bouquets and gifts to which the corporater politely refused to accept and a small cake was cut and distributed amongst those present. Kishor Mundakel, Secretary INTUC Maharshtra who was also present disclosed that "Since Sokhi madam was now celebrating her 76th birthday; she was now the eldest municipal councilor in the house of 227 corporators in the MCGM". Well wishers from mulund and Congressmen like Govind Singh, President Mumbai Congress Sevadal, Sayad Ayub, President District Youth Congress, , Amarjeet Kaur Oberoi, General Secretary District Congress Committee, Shyamlal Choudhary, also attended and wished Sokhi madam on her birthday.