Last Updated: January 18, 2023, 19:50 IST
Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole on Wednesday alleged the state authorities comprising the Eknath Shinde faction of Shiv Sena and the BJP is losing public cash for selling Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s go to to Mumbai on Thursday.
Patole puzzled whether or not points like suicide by farmers, unemployment, inflation and so on. would discover a point out within the prime minister’s deal with.
PM Modi will inaugurate and lay basis stones for a number of tasks value greater than Rs 38,000 crore throughout his one-day go to.
“PM Modi had carried out the ‘jalpoojan’ ceremony for Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s memorial within the Arabian sea six years in the past. But what occurred after that? Modi ought to communicate concerning the memorial tomorrow and in addition on unemployment, value rise and suicide by farmers. 3,000 farmers dedicated suicide final yr,” Patole told reporters.
“The state government is wasting the public money in promoting the visit of the prime minister,” he alleged.
Patole stated the persons are reeling underneath inflation however the Central authorities will not be prepared to handle this concern.
He alleged BJP’s faith is barely “energy” and the saffron party is not concerned about ensuring communal harmony.
When asked about the upcoming Legislative Council polls for the teachers and graduates constituencies in the state, Patole said the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) will win all (five) seats.
He alleged the BJP instigated Congress’ candidate for the Nashik division graduates constituency to rebel as the saffron party was not getting a nominee.
The Congress was left red-faced after the party’s official nominee and sitting MLC Sudhir Tambe didn’t file the nomination for the January 30 polls and instead got his son Satyajit Tambe to enter the fray as an Independent candidate.
The Tambe junior is facing BJP rebel Shubhangi Patil in the Nashik constituency.
While MVA has backed Patil, the BJP has not yet decided on supporting Satyajit Tambe.
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