Solapur – Hawaldar Shaheed Mohsin’s widow gets congress party to contest municipal election

By Imran Inmdar


In a recent political development in the city martyr Hawaldar Mohsin shaikh’s 27 year old widow awarded ticket by the Indian national congress party from Muslim Pachha Peth ,block no.14 in open category.

On 11th may  2011  was really a day of tears, pride  and tribute   for the 12 lakh people of entire  Solapur  city as its  native  27 year old Army personnel Hawaldar Mohsin Gulam Mohammed sheikh  sacrifices his  life for his mother land during gun battle with terrorists at Kupwada (Jammu & Kashmir ) and left behind his 18 days daughter and  21 year old widow shaziya.

Mohsin was the first martyr from Solapur city , people from all religions and classes including politician from all parties  attended his funeral in a large number  to pay their homage to this brave heart on the day.

It is noticeable that Soon after his funeral solapur cent.Congress MLA praniti shinde (Daughter of ex. Union minister Sushil kumar shinde) educationally adopted the martyr’s daughter and deposited 10 lakh.

While speaking with shaziya said that my husband’s sacrifice made  us proud. Women from working class usually visited with their social problems and insisted me to take lead and join politics as I am widow of a martyr.she further said ,my area people put their demand before MLA Praniti tai  .  Sushil kumar Shinde sahab and praniti  welcomed their demand of congress ticket to contest civic body pole and provided me an opportunity to serve the people of my nation. I must thank both, she added.

An eminent politician of the city and Sr.Congress cooperator Riyaz Hundekari commented that Mohsin’s martyrdom will always be remembered. He said that Madam shaziya is a passionate and active woman and was keen to join politics and people of the area also extending good support to her. Our leader Praniti shinde considered their request and assured her to help in getting  ticket of congress party.We are quite sure that she will register the victory and prove herself a true servant of the society and the nation like her martyred hubby, he added.