Sena, NCP back Munde, dismiss resignation call
Written by Manoj Dattatrye More
| Pune |
January 13, 2021 9: 50: 04 pm
Munde has actually currently given his side of the story. The matter, a household affair, is in the high court. (Via Twitter @dhananjay_munde)
A day after Social Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde was accused by a Mumbai vocalist of rape, the judgment Shiv Sena and Sharad Pawar-led NCP rallied around the beleaguered minister and dismissed any concept of him resigning from the cabinet. Nevertheless, the Congress maintained silence on the concern.
On Tuesday, Munde had put out a social media post, denying the allegation of rape by the lady. The minister claimed that he was being blackmailed by the complainant and her sis with whom he remained in a relationship and has two children.
State NCP chief Jayant Patil stated: “It takes great deal of time and effort to succeed on a political platform. If anybody has made an accusation, it will be incorrect to come to a conclusion instantly without validating the truths. Munde has currently offered his side of the story. The matter, a household affair, remains in the high court. Munde has actually clarified about it.”
Patil said there was a comparable claims versus another NCP leader Mehboob Shaikh. “There was no reality in it. Let us not come to a conclusion when just an allegation has been made. There will be an investigation and the truth will come out.”
Echoing the NCP, Shiv Sena Minister Abdul Sattar said, “A similar kind of accusation had actually surfaced concerning a BJP leader years back. That time, Sena Chief Balasaheb Thackeray had stated that ‘pyar kiya toh darna kya’. He had actually waited that leader.”
After Munde acknowledged his relationship with the lady, previous BJP MP Kirit Somaiya lodged a grievance with the Chief Election Commissioner versus the minister for concealing information about his household and homes in his election affidavit.
Reacting to Somaiya’s relocation, NCP State spokesperson Umesh Patil stated, “If the BJP is demanding the resignation of Munde on the premises of false affidavit, then Prime Minister Narendra Modi must likewise resign. In his 2014 affidavit, the Prime Minister did not mention about his other half and in the 2019 affidavit, he spoke about her.” Patil stated Munde just yielded that he had a relationship through mutual authorization.
The State Congress, nevertheless, declined to either support or oppose the demand for Munde’s resignation. Responding to a tweet of the BJP Mahila Morcha, State Congress spokesperson Sachin Sawant stated: “If the BJP Mahila Morcha is requiring Munde’s resignation for he has two partners, then all BJP leaders should deal with comparable fate.”
” The celebration is rallying around Munde. These are simple claims and not a court verdict. For that reason, the party is not seeking his resignation,” Patil included.
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