Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray appears to have forgotten that he’s additionally the Chief Minister of Maharashtra and bringing down the value of petrol and diesel by decreasing Value Added Tax was beneath his jurisdiction, stated state BJP president Chandrakant Patil Saturday.
Patil was responding to Thackeray’s address during the Sena’s Shiv Sampark Abhiyan rally at BKC ground in Mumbai by which he slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party and likewise took on the problems of inflation, unemployment, the battle in Kashmir in addition to the killings of Kashmiri Pandits. The Maharashtra chief minister additionally stated if underworld don Dawood Ibrahim had been to affix the BJP, they might instantly make him a minister on the Centre.
In response, Patil stated, “The CM needs to be reminded that there is already one cabinet minister in Maha Vikas Aghadi government who is lodged in prison following his land deal and financial transactions.” Patil was referring to NCP Minister Nawab Malik who’s in jail on cash laundering expenses.
Before this, opposition chief Devendra Fadnavis had alleged Malik had hyperlinks with a 1993 bomb blast convict Sardar Shahwali Khan and Mohammad Salim—a frontman of Dawood Ibrahim’s sister Haseena Parkar.
Patil stated, “The entire focus of Thackeray was to point fingers at the Centre and the BJP. But it would have served well if he could at least talk about what work his government did in the state. Their performance is dismal in almost every sector.”
It appears like when Thackeray took to stage, Patil continued, “He forgot he was the CM.”