Former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan said “How could a SRA scheme meant for rehabilitation of slum dwellers be transferred to a private developer. The reason cited was that slum dwellers were not keen on housing, which is questionable.”
The Rs 30,000 crore loan waiver announced by Devendra Fadnavis will only add to the state’s indebtedness and add to the chief minister’s worry lines
Tur farmers in Maharashtra are facing a crisis due to a bumper production of the commodity and resultant low prices.
MNS chief Raj Thackeray too slammed the state government’s move on Saturday.
Chavan said unless politicians and bureaucrats are trained to combat urban challenges, problems will remain unresolved leading to greater challenges.
Chavan said a city like Mumbai, with a population of 1.25 crore, was also allocated Rs 480 crore for five years, same as the budget for smaller cities picked from north-eastern states with population less than 25,000.
Prithviraj Chavan made the claim against the backdrop of the arrest of Sanatan Sanstha activist Samir Gaikwad in connection with the murder of Govind Pansare this year.
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Iit was the citizens that were paying LBT and not the traders in urban areas, Chavan said.
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He added, “Today, BJP is in a strong position because NCP gave its unconditional support to it, even before the election results were declared, which is surprising.”
Chavan also demanded a CBI enquiry into allegations of irregularities in rate contracts okayed by the state’s ministers for purchase of various items.
Former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan said he was not aware of the visit of Mumbai police Commissioner Rakesh Maria to London and his meeting with former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi last year.
The Bombay High Court has issued notices to the government, former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan and the Election Commission of India on the matter.