New Delhi: Opposition Vice Presidential nominee Margaret Alva took a potshot at her rival NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar whereas condemning Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s remarks on Mumbai which has triggered a political storm. Terming Koshyari’s remarks ‘unlucky however not surprising’, the previous Union minister mentioned the Maharashtra Governor has obtained the message from Dhankhar’s vice presidential candidature that “silly feedback” get rewarded.
“The feedback by the Governor of Maharashtra are unlucky, however not surprising. The message he’s obtained from the ex Governor of W.Bengal’s candidature for VP is: controversy, silly feedback & working like an additional constitutional authority, is behaviour that will get rewarded,” the veteran Congress chief wrote on Twitter.
The feedback by the Governor of Maharashtra are unlucky, however not surprising. The message he’s obtained from the ex Governor of W.Bengal’s candidature for VP is: controversy, silly feedback & working like an additional constitutional authority, is behaviour that will get rewarded.
— Margaret Alva (@alva_margaret) July 30, 2022
Jagdeep Dhankhar’s tenure because the Bengal Governor noticed many face-offs with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, with TMC accusing him of appearing as a “mouthpiece of a selected political get together”, an obvious reference to BJP, and “interfering within the functioning of the state of affairs”.
Maharashtra Governor Koshyari stirred a row along with his comment that Mumbai won’t have any cash left and it’ll stop to be the monetary capital of the nation if Gujarati and Rajasthani individuals are not there within the metropolis. “I inform individuals right here that if Gujaratis and Rajasthanis are faraway from Maharashtra, particularly Mumbai and Thane, you should have no cash and Mumbai won’t be a monetary capital,” Koshyari mentioned at an occasion on Friday.
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and NCP MP Supriya Sule lambasted the Governor, whereas Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde distanced himself from the controversial assertion. “We do not agree with Koshyari’s view (on Mumbai). It is his private view. He has now issued a clarification. He occupies a constitutional submit and will take care that his actions usually are not insulting to others,” Shinde was quoted as saying by PTI.
(With company inputs)