Nashik: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said there was no merit in reports claiming a rift between the ruling coalition partners in the state. The NCP leader also targeted BJP’s state unit president Chandrakant Patil. Who has demanded a CBI inquiry into the allegations leveled against him and another Minister of State through sacked Mumbai Police officer Sachin Waje.
He said, “Chandrakant Patil has made this demand on the basis of allegations leveled by a jailed criminal who maligns the image of the police department. When Chandrakant was the Revenue, Public Works and Cooperation Minister in the Dada (BJP) government, then Shiv Sena MLA from Kolhapur Rajesh Kshirsagar had leveled corruption charges against Patil.
Government will complete the term of five years
Ajit Pawar said that NCP President Sharad Pawar has already said that the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government will complete its five-year term. The ruling alliance consists of Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress. “We have elected our chief minister and that too for five years. The decision was taken through top leaders of the three parties Sonia Gandhi (Congress), Sharad Pawar (NCP) and Uddhav Thackeray (Shiv Sena).
The Deputy Chief Minister said, ‘Our leader Sharad Pawar has said that the government will complete five years in power. Congress leaders Nana Patole and Balasaheb Thorat have also said that Sonia ji wants this government to last for five years. The reports (about differences between allies) are baseless. They have no guts.
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