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Remember the Governor of Maharashtra, Koshyari, Acting as a BJP Puppet, Says Shiv Sena Spokesperson | India News


MUMBAI: Saamna has urged the Center to remove the Governor of Maharashtra, Bhagat Singh Koshyari, for “trampling” the values ​​that characterize his high office.
Saamna, accusing Koshyari of being the “puppet” of the BJP, in an editorial on Saturday, said the Center should not place the gun on the governor’s shoulder to target the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) regime in the state.
“If the Union Ministry of the Interior has any respect for the Constitution and the rules, it should call the governor before it is exposed further,” the Sena spokesman said.
The confrontation between the MVA government and Koshyari took an unpleasant turn when the former denied the governor the use of state-owned statecraft for his official trip to Dehradun on Thursday. The incident sparked a new tension in political circles, and former CM Devendra Fadnavis criticized the MVA government for disrespecting the governor’s office.
Koshyari and his entourage arrived at the Kalina terminal and the governor also boarded the state’s Cessna Citation XLS aircraft.
However, he was told that there was no assent from Prime Minister Uddhav Thackeray for the use of the plane. Later, the governor took a commercial flight to Dehradun.
Saamna clarified that the CM office had denied permission a day before Koshyari’s trip to Dehradun. “Why did Raj Bhavan lead the governor to the plane?” Saamna asked.
Criticizing Fadnavis, who described the unpleasant episode as proof of the MVA government’s growing ‘ego’, Saamna said: “Indeed, the Modi government reeks of ego, as it has refused to withdraw agricultural bills despite of the deaths of agitators farmers “. Saamna criticized. Koshyari for not putting his stamp of approval on the names of 12 members who have been recommended by the MVA government as governor’s candidates for the state legislative council.
Noting that Koshyari has been advocating the principles that define his duty as governor, Saamna said: “The governor is being made to dance to the beat of the BJP … He has a high office and it is his solemn responsibility to maintain prestige and dignity. of the position “.
“The final act of the decline of the BJP has begun and the governor is playing the villain,” the newspaper remarked.

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