Ponda: MGP candidate Dr Ketan Bhatikar might have lost the election with less than hundred votes but he is not out of the social field.
Dr Bhatikar who has been working in Ponda constituency for several years had won the election against BJP candidate Ravi Naik but during re-counting he lost the poll.
While many of the lost MLAs have disappeared from the scene, Dr Bhatikar has continued his work, even on the second day of the results. On March 11, he was seen distributing Senior Citizen Cards after which he also held Blood Donation camp.
He was on the forefront to demand suspension of two constables, who were allegedly involved in beating up a man during Holi celebrations. He took up the issue with senior police officers.
This week, he inaugurated eight different developmental works under Zilla Panchayat fundings at Nagzar, Haveli, Naga Masjid areas of Ponda.