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Fadnavis should answer if he is leader of Maharashtra or Gujarat: Congress amid Vedanta-Foxconn plant row | India News

Fadnavis ought to reply if he’s chief of Maharashtra or Gujarat: Congress amid Vedanta-Foxconn plant row | Information

New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday (September 20, 2022) continued its assault on the Eknath Shinde-Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) authorities in Maharashtra over the shifting of a mega Vedanta-Foxconn semiconductor challenge from the state to Gujarat. Maharashtra Congress president Nana Patole mentioned that the Rs 1.54 lakh crore plant has been handed over to Gujarat “ignoring” the financial curiosity of the state the place it was initially deliberate.

“Do not contribute to the event of Gujarat by weakening Maharashtra,” he mentioned. 

“(Deputy Chief Minister) Devendra Fadnavis ought to reply if he’s the chief of Maharashtra or Gujarat,” Patole requested as he focused the BJP chief for his assertion “Gujarat will not be Pakistan, it’s our youthful brother”.

The Congress legislator additionally accused the Shinde-led authorities of “deceptive” folks on the Vedanta-Foxconn subject 

“The federal government appears to be supporting the switch of the challenge from Maharashtra to Gujarat. If there may be an funding in Gujarat, nobody is towards it, however this challenge from Maharashtra has been handed over to Gujarat. We won’t tolerate if makes an attempt are made to weaken Maharashtra and improvement of Gujarat is inspired,” he mentioned.

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Patole added that the earlier Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities, of which the Congress was one of many three constituents, had supplied a slew of incentives for organising the semiconductor challenge in Maharashtra. 

“For this challenge, the MVA authorities had given a giant package deal of concessions in lots of respects together with electrical energy invoice, water, land. Maharashtra is the primary selection of industries for funding,” he mentioned. 

A blame recreation has began in Maharashtra following the announcement final week {that a} three way partnership semiconductor challenge of Indian conglomerate Vedanta and Taiwanese electronics big Foxconn, proposed to be arrange close to Pune metropolis earlier, will come up in Gujarat.

(With company inputs)

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