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|Sanjeev Ganesh Naik|
|Sanjeev Naik during 2009 campaign|
|Member of Parliament|
15 April 1972 |
Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Political party||Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)|
|Residence||Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
Sanjeev Ganesh Naik (born April 15, 1972) is an Indian politician, who became the first mayor of the satellite city of Navi Mumbai at the age of 23. He is the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Member of the 15th Lok Sabha from Thane (Lok Sabha constituency) in Maharashtra state, elected in the Indian general election, 2009, and is the son of guardian minister for Thane and NCP member Ganesh Naik.
12th pass (Maharashtra Board, Pune, 1995), According to an affidavit submitted to the Election Commission at the time of Lok Sabha Election, 2014.
During his time in office, Naik help lead the establishment of the Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport initiative and initiated the funding of the Morbe dam project.[unreliable source?] During his third term as mayor, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation was awarded First Prize in the first Sant Gadge Baba Cleanliness Drive, a state-level corporation contest.
Naik won the MP seat for Thane constituency in the 2009 Lok Sabha Elections.
Naik and his volunteers have been known to indulge in vast PR and Internet campaigns. One such attempt has been edited out by Wikipedia, which attempted to portray the politician in a positive light.
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