No question of Anil Deshmukh resigning: NCP's Jayant Patil after fulfilling Sharad Pawar | Top Developments
NCP condition chief Jayant Patil on Sunday stated there was no question of Maharashtra Residence Minister Anil Deshmukh resigning. The minister’s statement emerged from the backdrop of ex-Mumbai authorities chief Param Bir Singh’s corruption allegation. He previously claimed that Deshmukh wanted cops to gather Rs 100 crore monthly from pubs and accommodations in Mumbai.
Patil, a senior minister into the Maha Vikas Aghadi government, said there clearly was no need to divert interest from main event of bomb scare outside Mukesh Ambani’s residence and the killing of Mansukh Hiran, a Thane-based businessman. “The focus is on both of these activities and afterwards appropriate tips is likely to be taken, Patil stated after a three-hour conference held at NCP main Sharad Pawar’s residence in Delhi.
“The question of Maharashtra Residence Minister Anil Deshmukh resigning will not occur, he said.
The meeting associated with NCP top metal included senior frontrunner including Supriya Sule, Praful Patel, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, and Water sources minister Jayant Patil.
During a media briefing earlier, Pawar said Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will determine the fate of Deshmukh. Their comments arrived amid conjecture in Maharashtra political circles the state may shortly have a new residence minister.
The allegations levelled by Singh against Deshmukh tend to be really serious and need a detailed probe, Sharad Pawar said.
Prior to the meeting at Pawar’s residence here, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut had additionally met him.
Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath in addition came across Pawar individually.
Singh, a senior IPS officer, who was used in the low-key Home Guards on March 17 after the arrest of police officer Sachin Waze in case pertaining to the bomb scare near Mukesh Ambani’s residence Antilia, in a page toward Maharashtra chief minister had claimed which he was made a scapegoat.
Into the eight-page page to Chief Minister Thackeray, Singh alleged that Deshmukh accustomed phone police officers to his official residence and give all of them a “collection target” from pubs, restaurants along with other establishments.
The Maharashtra Chief Minister’s workplace, in a release on Saturday, said Singh’s “unsigned page to Thackeray” had not been delivered from his formal email ID and attempts had been to get in touch with him to validate it. (With PTI inputs)
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Posted at Sun, 21 Mar 2021 17:17:37 +0000