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In response, NCP chief Sharad Pawar expressed shock and rejected the hypothesis that the MVA has requested governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to drop Shetti’s identify from the listing of 12 folks beneficial to be appointed as MLC

PUBLISHED ON SEP 05, 2021 01:39 AM IST

Mumbai: The ruling Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi’s (MVA) ties with the Swabhimani Paksha, led by Raju Shetti, seem like souring, with Shetti saying on Saturday that it was as much as the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to meet the promise of giving one seat in the state legislative council to his get together “or stab him in the back”.

In response, NCP chief Sharad Pawar expressed shock and rejected the hypothesis that the MVA has requested governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to drop Shetti’s identify from the listing of 12 folks beneficial to be appointed as MLC. The NCP is without doubt one of the allies in the MVA authorities together with the Shiv Sena and Congress.

“The decision has to be taken by the NCP over fulfilling the promise or stab (me) in the back. I don’t care. I didn’t go to them begging for the position. I am in no position for the last over two years but respect for me among the people has not reduced. I will do a correct program at an appropriate time,” Shetti mentioned on Saturday. The time period “correct program” was utilized by BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis at a rally for dislodging the Uddhav Thackeray-led MVA authorities in the state.

Shetti is taken into account a powerful farmer chief with good grassroots assist. He is presently holding a five-day lengthy march in opposition to the MVA authorities, demanding extra reduction to the folks affected by flooding.

“Based on his contribution in the field of agriculture and cooperation, Raju Shetti’s name was part of the list submitted to the governor by CM and deputy CM. The decision (to appoint him as a MLC) was taken by us but the final decision has to be made by the governor. I am surprised how come he can make such a statement. We have honestly done our work. I have fulfilled the promise made (to him) and am waiting for the governor’s decision,” Pawar mentioned, responding to remarks by the Swabhimani Paksha chief.

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