BJP Claims ‘2 More Maharashtra Ministers Will Quit,’ Calls It ‘Fit Case For President’s Rule’

NCP’s Anil Deshmukh resigned as state House Minister. (Picture: Anil Deshmukh and Uddhav Thackeray)

Mumbai:

Maharashtra BJP chief Chandrakant Patil immediately claimed two extra state ministers must resign in 15 days and that the state was a “match case for President’s rule”.

His remarks got here a day after suspended cop Sachin Waze in a letter claimed former state House Minister Anil Deshmukh had demanded Rs 2 crore from him to proceed his service within the Mumbai police and one other minister Anil Parab requested him to gather cash from contractors.

Anil Deshmukh, a senior NCP chief, resigned as state House Minister on Monday after the Bombay Excessive Court docket ordered a CBI probe into corruption allegations levelled in opposition to him by former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh.

Anil Parab, a Shiv Sena chief, has denied the allegations.

Speaking to reporters in Mumbai immediately, Mr Patil mentioned “what’s in retailer in future is the frequent man’s guess”.

“Two state ministers must resign in one other 15 days. Some individuals will go to court docket in opposition to these ministers after which they must stop,” Mr Patil claimed with out naming anybody or elaborating additional.

Chandrakant Patil mentioned there’s a risk that the allegations in opposition to Transport Minister Anil Parab can also be clubbed with the probe into prices in opposition to Anil Deshmukh.

“Maharashtra is a match case for President’s rule,” the BJP chief mentioned, including his celebration was not making the demand.

He mentioned from what’s going on within the state, consultants ought to clarify what else is required to impose the President’s rule.

“If you wish to blame the Centre for all the pieces, why not give the state administration to the central authorities?” he requested.

Mr Patil alleged that Anil Deshmukh was a “hypocrite” as he had moved the Supreme Court docket in opposition to the Bombay HC order for a CBI probe into the allegations in opposition to him.

“Within the resignation letter, he (Deshmukh) says he’s quitting to facilitate a free and truthful probe, and the following day he strikes the Supreme Court docket in opposition to the probe,” Mr Patil mentioned.

The BJP chief mentioned the MVA authorities (comprising the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress) in Maharashtra defended Waze so aggressively throughout the state’s price range session that the Meeting needed to be adjourned 9 occasions.

“Now you do not belief him,” he added.

Mr Patil alleged that the MVA authorities was indulging in an “organised crime”.

“If the proof comes out on paper,provisions of the Maharashtra Management of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) must be invoked,” he claimed.

Speaking to reporters in Nagpur, senior BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis mentioned the claims made by Waze in his letter are severe and there’s a want for deliberation on it.

“The issues which are popping out and happeningare not good for the repute of Maharashtra and the state police.

The CBI or every other competent authority ought to examine the letter’s content material and produce out the reality,” the previous Chief Minister mentioned.
 

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