Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday submitted his resignation to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. He held a press conference after they approved his resignation. During this, he said that for two-and-a-half years Chief Minister, they never discussed with Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray. He said that if there is any misunderstanding, then it can be discussed.
Fadnavis said – our strike rate is 70%
Fadnavis said- the people of Maharashtra gave a majority to the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance. The alliance got over 160 seats. BJP got 105 seats. Our strike rate has been 70%. Unfortunately, we got fewer seats.
“Shiv Sena chief Thackeray had the first press conference, in which he said that we are ready to form the government. They have elected the candidates of both parties as coalition candidates. Despite this, they said it from the other side that we have All options are open. Why it was said is not understood.
He said that the subject of two-and-a-half years (Chief Minister’s post), I still want to say today that two-and-a-half years was never discussed in front of me. They took no such decision before me. I have no information about any such discussion between Uddhav Thackeray and our party president.
Fadnavis clarified – if there is any misunderstanding, then it can be discussed, but we will not discuss it, these things are being said. I tried to negotiate several times. I called Uddhav Ji several times myself, but he did not receive the phone.
Fadnavis said that I am grateful to Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, JP Nadda for the opportunity to serve Maharashtra for 5 years. He said whether you felt; I do not know. But, I am also grateful to our friend Shiv Sena.
Congress accuses BJP of horse-trading
The Congress accused the BJP of horse-trading. Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Vijay Wadettiwar said that the BJP has made an offer of Rs 50 crore to buy Shiv Sena MLAs. He said that BJP had also talked to some Congress MLAs.
On horse-trading allegations, BJP leader Sudhir Mungantiwar said – Congress and NCP have accused us. They should prove the allegations within 48 hours, or apologize to the people of Maharashtra. The term of the current state assembly ends tomorrow (9 November). As of now, today is being considered as the last day of the ongoing efforts to form the government.
Raut said – there was no talk with BJP
On Friday, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said, “If there is President’s rule in the state, then it will be an insult to the mandate.” Maharashtra is neither bowing nor bowing down in front of Delhi. There is no talk to the BJP. “Meanwhile, the Shiv Sena has called a meeting of the presidents of all the districts. Uddhav has also reached this meeting in the Shiv Sena building. Some senior MPs and MLAs of the party are also present in it.