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MVAs governance feels like ‘Mughal rule’ in Maharashtra: Ex-CM Devendra Fadnavis

Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra and the current Leader of Opposition in State Assembly, Devendra Fadnavis, on Thursday, while interacting with media persons in Nagpur, said that looking at the current situation of the state it felt like there was Mughal a rule in Maharashtra.
The senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader called out Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and asked him to reduce taxes on petrol and diesel in the state. Also, he asked Shiv Sena to stop marching rallies and demanded to take action on illegal alcohol business.
More than 78 lakh residents of the state were served with heavy electric bills and line deduction notices. Can’t the government help them out? Even after gutka and alcohol were banned in a few districts, dealers are doing their business under systematic planning. BJP demands strict actions, said Fadnavis.

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Nagpur District Yuva Sena workers rip banner put up in Eknath Shinde’s support

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Amar Ashok Jajoo | Nagpur
Members of Nagpur District Yuva Sena, on June 25, ripped a banner supporting Eknath Shinde, which was placed at Chitaroli in Gandhibagh.

A Nagpur District Yuva Sena worker ripping banner supporting Eknath Shinde in city’s Gandhibagh area

Members of Yuva Sena, led by Nagpur District Yuva Sena chief Vikram Rathod, on June 25, ripped a banner supporting party member Eknath Shinde, which was placed at Chitaroli in Gandhibagh. Shinde, who’s leading a group of rebel Shiv Sena MLAs, is the man behind the current political crisis in Maharashtra.

Speaking to Nation Next, Vikram Rathod said: “Eknath Shinde was given so much love and respect by Shiv Sena and in return he has betrayed the party and Balasaheb Thackeray. We condemn his conduct. We are with Uddhavji. Any banner in the city supporting Eknath Shinde will be torn off by us in similar manner.”

Shiv Sena Nagpur Pramukh Pravin Barde, Dhiraj Fandi, Manoj Sahu, Sanjay Kasodhan, Vasant Dongre, along with other Shiv Sainiks were present when the banner was ripped off.

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Disgruntled Ashish Deshmukh resigns as Maharashtra Congress General Secretary

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Radhika Dhawad | Photographer : Bhavesh Mahalle | Nagpur
Ayushree and Ashish Deshmukh during 'Amrut Mahotsav' organised at Suresh Bhat auditorium in Nagpur to celebrate Ranjeet Deshmukh's 75th birthday

Ashish Deshmukh with wife Ayushree (Photo by: Bhavesh Mahalle)

Congress leader Ashish Deshmukh tendered his resignation as the General Secretary of MPCC to party Chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday, May 31.

Deshmukh said that the decision to resign was taken after the Congress nominated Imran Pratapgarhi from Maharashtra as Rajya Sabha candidate. Deshmukh said that although he has resigned from the post, he would remain in the party and continue to work for the same. 

The list of Rajya Sabha candidates by Congress that stirred massive resent in the ranks, shortlisted 34-year-old Pratapgarhi – Congress minority department chairperson and a poet from Maharashtra. He had contested the Lok Sabha polls from Moradabad on a Congress ticket but lost his seat to a BJP candidate.

 

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Shatrughan Sinha, Prithviraj Chavan grace Ranjeet Deshmukh’s 75th birthday celebrations in Nagpur

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Amar Ashok Jajoo | Photographer : Bhavesh Mahalle | Nagpur

Political bigwigs gathered under one roof on May 29 to extend their wishes to veteran politician and former minister Ranjeet Deshmukh at ‘Amrut Mahotsav’ organised at Suresh Bhat auditorium in Nagpur to celebrate Deshmukh’s 75th birthday. Deshmukh turned 75 last year but celebrations could not be held due to the COVID pandemic.

Lok Sabha MP Shatrughan Sinha, former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan, Maharashtra minister Balasaheb Thorat and other politicians were prominently present during the event. Deshmukh’s son Ashish Deshmukh and Dr Amol Deshmukh played perfect hosts to those who attended the event.

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