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Anil Deshmukh resigns as Maharashtra Home Minister hours after CBI probe order, Dilip Walse Patil replaces him

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Anil Deshmukh resigns as Maharashtra Home Minister hours after CBI probe purchase, Dilip Walse Patil replaces him

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National Congress Party (NCP) leader Dilip Walse Patil on Monday changed Anil Deshmukh as the new home minister of Maharashtra. Deshmukh resigned on Monday from their post, hours following the Bombay tall legal bought a CBI probe into corruption fees leveled against him by previous

Mumbai authorities commissioner Param Bir Singh. 

Singh, inside the plea filed on March 25, looked for a CBI probe against Deshmukh just who, he claimed, had asked cops, including suspended cop Sachin Waze, to extort Rs 100 crore from bars and restaurants. Deshmukh features rejected any wrongdoing.

a workbench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice G S Kulkarni on Monday stated it was an “extraordinary” and “unprecedented” case that warranted an independent query. In its 52-page judgement, the workbench said Singh’s allegations against Deshmukh had placed at risk the citizen’s belief in condition authorities.

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The court stated “such allegations, made by an offering officer, up against the state residence minister couldn’t be kept unattended, and had been required to be probed into, if prima facie, they made an instance of a cognisable offense”.

The judge said a probe by an independent company had been essential in our situation, to “instill community confidence and protect might Rights regarding the people”. 

A six-time member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, Patil is serving as minister of excise and work department in Uddhav Thackeray cabinet. However, his portfolio has been assigned to Rural developing Minister Hassan Mushrif while Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar can look after the Excise division.

Previously, Patil headed the Ministry of Finance and preparing, Energy Ministry, Higher and Technical Education Ministry, and health Education Ministry, all as a Cabinet Minister from 1999 to 2009. He is considered an in depth associate of party president Sharad Pawar. Patil had started his governmental profession as a PA to Pawar.

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Posted at Mon, 05 Apr 2021 13:45:37 +0000

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