BJP’s Maharashtra unit chief Chandrakant Patil on Thursday claimed that two more ministers of the state will have to resign within 15 days and the state is “in a position to implement President’s rule”. He made this remark when a day before suspended policeman Sachin Waje claimed in a letter that the former home minister of the state Anil Deshmukh Had asked for two crore rupees to continue his service in Mumbai Police and another minister Anil Parab asked him to collect money from contractors. Senior NCP leader Deshmukh resigned from the post of Home Minister on Monday.
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The Bombay High Court has ordered a CBI inquiry into allegations of corruption leveled against him by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Parambir Singh. Shiv Sena leader Parab has dismissed the allegations. In a conversation with reporters here on Thursday, Patil claimed without naming anyone, “In the coming 15 days, two ministers of the state will have to resign.” Some people will go to court against these ministers and they will have to resign. The leader said, “Maharashtra is suitable for imposing President’s rule”. He said that his party is not making this demand. He said that what is going on in the state, experts can tell what else is needed to impose President’s rule. He asked, “If you want to hold the Center responsible for everything, then why don’t the administration of the state hand it over to the Central Government.”
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Patil alleged that Anil Deshmukh is a “hypocrite” as he has gone to the Supreme Court against the Bombay High Court’s order of CBI inquiry. Resigning and the next day he approaches the Supreme Court against the investigation. “The BJP leader said that the MVA (Maha Vikas Aghadi) government in Maharashtra aggressively defended the waje during the state budget session. “Now you don’t believe them,” he said. Patil alleged that the MVA government is involved in “organized crime”. He claimed, “If there is documentary evidence, the Maharashtra Organized Crime Control Act (MCOCA) ) In Nagpur. Senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis, while speaking to reporters in Nagpur, said that the claims made by Waje in his letter are serious and need to be discussed. The former Chief Minister of the state Said, “The things that are happening are not good for the reputation of Maharashtra and State Police.” The CBI or any other competent authority should investigate the said things in the letter and bring out the truth. ”
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