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Maha Vikas Aghadi ‘natural’ government, will remain in: Sanjay Raut | India News


MUMBAI: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut criticized the BJP on Sunday for calling the MVA government in Maharashtra “unnatural”, saying that a government is natural until it exists.
In his weekly column ‘Rokthok’ on Sena spokesperson ‘Saamana’, Raut recalled that during the alliance talks last year, the head of the CPN, Sharad Pawar, and the leader of the Congress, Mallikarjun Kharge, had a heated discussion. on the position of the President of the Assembly.
“He (Pawar) picked up his papers and left the room angry. I have never seen Pawar so angry,” he said.
Raut said the situation changed after that and the next day at dawn (November 23) BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis and NCP Ajit Pawar were sworn in at a ceremony in Raj Bhavan.
His government collapsed in 80 hours.
Last week, former Maharashtra chief minister Fadnavis called the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA), which comprises the Shiv Sena, the NCP and Congress, an “unnatural alliance”, saying that the day it break this link, your party will give a strong government to the state.
In reaction to this, Raut said: “The BJP has been predicting the fall of the government and how it will be done depends on the secret activities and central investigative agencies. Whatever the ED does, I say with responsibility that the MVA government will will keep. ”
In politics, “no one is a saint” and no government is natural or unnatural, Shiv Sena’s chief spokesman said.
“A government is natural until it is there. To destabilize it, agencies such as the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) and the Directorate of Enforcement (ED) are being used. Those who carry out illegal construction are protected and accused of complicity in the suicide”. alleged.
“If these political pressure tactics are natural, then the ‘Thackeray sarkar’ is also natural. The government has demonstrated its majority on the floor of the House and it is within the constitutional norms,” ​​Raut said.
He said that had there not been a Covid-19 outbreak, floods, cyclones, and shutdown difficulties, the situation in the state would have been different in the last year.
After the Maharashtra assembly elections last year, Shiv Sena cut ties with his ally BJP over the issue of sharing the top ministerial position in the state.
Recalling last year’s agitated parliamentarians between the Seine, the PNC and Congress to form a non-BJP government in the state, Raut said Sharad Pawar and Kharge had a heated discussion about the position of Speaker of the Assembly in a meeting at the Nehru Center here.
“Kharge and others were adamant that the position should not go to the PNC. I have never seen Pawar so angry. He picked up his papers and left the room angry. Me and (PNC leader) PrafulPatel followed him,” the member said. by Rajya Sabha. .
Raut recalled that Pawar had said earlier at the meeting that Uddhav Thackeray will be the alliance’s top ministerial candidate. “But after his discussion with Kharge, the situation changed.”
“AjitPawar was chatting on his mobile for a long time in the room and then he left. His mobile was turned off and he was seen the next day at the inauguration at the Raj Bhavan,” Raut said.
The Sena leader rejected Fadnavis’ claim that Sharad Pawar and Union Interior Minister Amit Shah had a meeting in Delhi where it was decided that the NCP will support the BJP, after which the inauguration took place. at first hour of the morning.
“There was a meeting at Amit Shah’s house where an important industrialist and NCP leaders may have been present. But Sharad Pawar was not in the mood to make any deal with the BJP,” said the Sena leader.
“He (Sharad Pawar) told me that ‘offers are being made for a BJP government from various quarters. I will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and tell him that an alliance with the BJP was not possible,'” he said.
Later, Sharad Pawar met with Modi about the farmers’ problems and also clarified his position on the formation of the government in Maharashtra, he said.
“The actual script of the political drama is still undercover and will always remain that way,” Raut added.

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