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Barring Assam, BJP will face defeat in elections in 4 other states: Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday claimed that barring Assam, the BJP will face defeat in 4 other poll-bound states and the election development in the 5 states will give a brand new course to the nation.

Speaking to reporters in Baramati city of Pune district in Maharashtra, Pawar, whose social gathering in an alliance associate of the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra authorities, additionally accused the Centre of misusing its energy in poll-bound West Bengal.

The Assembly elections in West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Puducherry (Union Territory) will be held in March-April this year and votes will be counted on May 2.

“…It is wrong to talk about results of the five states today as people of these states will take the decision. As far as Kerala is concerned, the Left parties and the NCP have come together and we are sure that we will get aclear- cut majority,” he stated.

In Tamil Nadu, individuals will help DMK and its chief M Okay Stalin, they usually will come to energy in the state after the polls, the previous Union minister stated.

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The complete state has rallied round Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee since it’s a matter of Bengali delight and self-respect, he stated.

“I have no doubt that the TMC will retain power under the leadership of Banerjee,” he stated.

Pawar additional stated he is aware of the scenario in poll- sure Assam, and as per the inputs acquired from his social gathering individuals, the BJP, which is presently in energy there, is in a “good position” in comparison with others.

“In nutshell, the BJP will retain power in Assam, but will face defeat in other poll-bound states, and other political parties in those states will come to power. I am confident this trend will give a new direction to the country,” he stated.

Asked concerning the arrest of Mumbai police officer Sachin Waze by the NIA in reference to the recovery of an explosives-laden automobile close to the residence of industrialist Mukesh Ambani, Pawar dubbed the difficulty as “local” and didn’t remark, saying it isn’t associated to the state’s insurance policies.

Earlier in the day, when requested if Pawar was upset with Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh and sought his elimination, Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut in Mumbai stated, “Pawar is the guiding light of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA). It was because of him this (Mahrashtra) government was formed.”

To a question on Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari not clearing names beneficial by the state cupboard for nomination as MLCs below the governor’s quota, Pawar stated it’s the accountability of the governor to implement the cupboard’s advice.

“In the history of Maharashtra, the state has not seen a governor who has not followed the responsibility given by the Constitution. However, the present governor has done that magic, which is unfortunate,” he stated.

Pawar stated when Narendra Modi was the chief minister of Gujarat, the latter had complained about hurdles being created by the then governor.

“Today, the same thing is happening in Maharashtra and the Centre is merely becoming a spectator, which is worrying,” he stated.

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