Kadam offers free ride to school children to garner voters’ attention before the election.
Political parties are using innovative methods to lure voters before the Lok Sabha election. This time it was Ram Kadam, Member of legislatively Assembly from Maharashtra Navnirman Sena turn to garner political mileage. Ram Kadam offered a free helicopter ride to sixty students from his Ghatkopar Constituency.
According to MLA Ram Kadam, “The intention behind offering helicopter ride to students was that they too take care of their parents like Shravan Kumar. So it was a minor attempt made by me to make them happy and enjoy life.”
“These students belong to the poor family and they have never experienced a ride in helicopter. They are talented and the future of our country. Good education should be provided to them so that they can become responsible citizens of tomorrow and lead the country” added Kadam.
Sixty students were selected from various schools belonging to the constituency of Ram Kadam. Students were selected on the basis of their talent and the qualities which they had which are similar to Shravan Kumar who had served his parents. Students who enjoyed helicopter ride were aged between 10 to 15 years.
Students were pleased to enjoy the helicopter ride offered by Ram Kadam. A fourth standard student said, “This is the first time I have sat in a helicopter. I am very happy and would like to thank the organizer of this event.”
This is not the first instance when Ram Kadam had adopted such gimmicks to remain in limelight. Earlier too he was involved in various kinds of controversies which enabled him to garner cheap publicity.
Naik along with Bhagujan Vikas Aghadi MLA Kshitij Thakur slapped on duty Sub- Inspector Sachin Suryavanshi for stopping his car on the Bandra Worli sea link. Few years back he had slapped and hit Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi on chest and shoulders for taking oath in Hindi instead of Marathi. The then Chief Minister Ashok Chavan had condemned this act and also criticised the MNS legislators for bringing disrepute to the assembly.