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Pawar To Celebrate 10 Years Of NCP On 10/10/10 At 10:10 am

Mumbai, Sept 25 : In a show of  ‘Dus ka dum', NCP supremo Sharad Pawar will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the foundation of his party by inaugurating a training camp in Ulhasnagar on October
PTI September 25, 2010 13:14 IST
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Mumbai, Sept 25 : In a show of  ‘Dus ka dum', NCP supremo Sharad Pawar will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the foundation of his party by inaugurating a training camp in Ulhasnagar on October 10, 2010 at 10:10 am, reports Mumbai Mirror.  

The NCP election symbol is a  clock showing the time 10:10.
Founded by the Maratha strongman 10 years ago on June 10, 1999, the NCP has decided to launch a special drive to hone the organisational skills of its party workers at district level camps.  

When asked about the significance of number 10, NCP State Unit General Secretary Dr Gajanan Desai said, “It's just a coincidence and we have finalised all the modalities to inaugurate the camp at 10.10 am. Senior party leaders have been invited for the inaugural camp.”

The camp, scheduled to be held in Ulhasnagar will have workers from Thane rural, Navi Mumbai, Mira Bhayander, Bhiwandi, Ulhasnagar, Vasai-Virar and Kalyan-Dombivali.  

Pawar is said to be a known atheist. The 70-year-old does not believe in mahurats or performing poojas and abhisheks. However, Pawar recently made a sojourn to the Ganesh temple at Ganpatipule in Ratnagiri and his family deity in Satara.

Some NCP workers said that the party's training camp at Sindhudurg was originally scheduled from October 3.  

However, it was postponed after some NCP men from Konkan refused to attend it since it was in pitra-paksha – a fortnight known as an inauspicious period. Although Dr Desai refused to accept that it was postponed due to the pitra-paksha period, he confirmed that the request had come from the Konkan party workers.