NCP's Dilip Walse Patil expected to replace Anil Deshmukh as Maharashtra Residence Minister
Nationwide Congress Party (NCP) frontrunner Dilip Walse Patil is expected to replace Anil Deshmukh as the new home minister of Maharashtra. Deshmukh resigned on Monday from his post, hours following the Bombay tall Court purchased a CBI probe into corruption costs leveled against him.
Early in the day, the high courtroom ordered a CBI probe in to the graft costs against Deshmukh by former Mumbai Police main Param Bir Singh. The judge directed the main agency to conduct an initial inquiry within 15 times.
In his letter, Deshmukh stated he’s going upon “moral grounds” after the Bombay High Court’s purchase. He sent their page of resignation to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray who heads an alliance federal government on Shiv Sena, NCP, and Congress.
Last month, previous Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh caused a-row claiming that Deshmukh had asked suspended Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Vaze, who has been arrested into the SUV case and is in NIA custody, to gather Rs 100 crore from Mumbai’s restaurants, pubs and hookah bars.
Singh had alleged that Deshmukh familiar with phone police officers to his formal residence and present all of them a “collection target” from pubs, restaurants as well as other establishments.
A six-time person in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, Patil, the frontrunner for the residence minister’s post, is serving as minister of excise and work division in Uddhav Thackeray pantry. Previously, Patil headed the Ministry of Finance and thinking, Energy Ministry, Higher and Specialized Education Ministry, and healthcare knowledge Ministry, all as a Cabinet Minister from 1999 to 2009. He is considered to be a close associate of celebration president Sharad Pawar. Patil had started their governmental career as a PA to Pawar.
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Published at Mon, 05 Apr 2021 10:17:38 +0000