NCP's Dilip Walse Patil more likely to change Anil Deshmukh as Maharashtra Home Minister
National Congress Party (NCP) frontrunner Dilip Walse Patil is expected to displace Anil Deshmukh as new house minister of Maharashtra. Deshmukh resigned on Monday from their post, hours following the Bombay tall Court ordered a CBI probe into corruption fees leveled against him.
Early in the day, the high court ordered a CBI probe in to the graft costs against Deshmukh by former Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh. The court directed the main agency to carry out a preliminary query within 15 days.
In the page, Deshmukh stated he could be stepping down on “moral grounds” following the Bombay High legal’s order. He sent his page of resignation to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray who heads an alliance government on Shiv Sena, NCP, and Congress.
Last month, former Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh triggered a row saying that Deshmukh had expected suspended Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Vaze, who has been arrested inside SUV case and is in NIA custody, to collect Rs 100 crore from Mumbai’s restaurants, pubs and hookah pubs.
Singh had alleged that Deshmukh familiar with phone police to his formal residence and present them a “collection target” from taverns, restaurants along with other organizations.
A six-time person in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, Patil, the frontrunner when it comes to house minister’s post, happens to be providing as minister of excise and labor division within the Uddhav Thackeray closet. Formerly, Patil headed the Ministry of Finance and preparing, Energy Ministry, Higher and Technical Education Ministry, and health knowledge Ministry, all as a Cabinet Minister from 1999 to 2009. He’s considered an in depth connect of party president Sharad Pawar. Patil had begun their governmental career as a PA to Pawar.
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Published at Mon, 05 Apr 2021 10:17:38 +0000