Special Correspondent

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray has appointed Prakash Mahajan, younger brother of Pramod Mahajan, chief organiser of the party.

Mr. Thackeray said Mr. Mahajan met him during his tour of the Marathwada region and expressed his desire to join the MNS.

He also announced the names of other office-bearers. The MNS would contest the Mumbai municipal elections, due next year, he said.