A BJP delegation led by Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis met the Maharashtra amid allegations of corruption in opposition to state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. Mr Fadnavis was accompanied by senior BJP chief Sudhir Munghantiwar and state BJP president Chandrakant Patil.
The BJP needs the governor to ship a report back to the President primarily based on the allegations in opposition to Mr Deshmukh. The governor is prone to ask the chief secretary for a report after the BJP’s calls for.
“The incidents that have been revealed in the last few days are worrying, whether it is extortion or the racket in police transfers. And the biggest worry is the silence of the Chief Minister. He has not said a word on this,” Mr Fadnavis mentioned.
“Sharad Pawar has held two press conferences and he has tried to cover it up and save his minister. We don’t know where the Congress stands on this. The Congress seems to be speaking in multiple voices. We don’t know what their share they are getting in all of this. Whether this is the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi or Maharashtra Vasooli Aghadi, we don’t know. We have requested, if the Chief Minister is not speaking then at least the constitutional head, the governor, can ask for a report and get the details of what has happened,” Mr Fadnavis mentioned after assembly the governor.
The authorities had dismissed Mr Fadnavis efforts as “small crackers”.
The former chief minister shot again, “You will know soon whether this is a small cracker or an atom bomb.” Referring to Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut’s rebuttals to him, Mr Fadnavis mentioned, “Raut is a small leader. I don’t need to react to him.”
Referring to the NCP’s remark that Rashmi Shukla, the previous state intelligence chief, was an agent of the BJP, Mr Fadnavis mentioned, “If an officer speaks the truth, he is a BJP agent, so if an officer indulges in extortion, is he a Shiv Sena agent?”
The BJP alleged corruption in police transfers and bribes had been paid for transfers. These allegations are primarily based on a report from the previous Chief of the State Intelligence Department, Rashmi Shukla.
The authorities denied the allegations, saying that in 80 per cent of the transfers talked about within the report, which allegedly occurred for bribes, the officers talked about didn’t get the postings that the report talked about.
The difficulty, nevertheless, has turned political and the BJP is attacking the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi authorities. The authorities has hit again saying that is one more ploy by the BJP to defame and destabilise the federal government.
The BJP has demanded a high-level investigation by a excessive court docket decide underneath the supervision of the Supreme Court or CBI investigation into allegations made by former Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh in his letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.