Maharashtra: 14 Jalgaon corporators loyal to Khadse offer to quit

A close aide of Khadse, meanwhile, said, “He has no role in the developments. The corporators are upset and they are expressing their anger by offering to resign.”

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: June 6, 2016 3:02 am
Eknath Khadse, BJP Maharashtra, BJP resignation, Khadse resignation, JCMC resignation, ministers resign Maharashtra, national news, India news, Maharashtra news Barring Bhole, no other supporter of Khadse from Jalgaon was willing to speak to the media.

To express solidarity with senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse, who had to quit the ministry over corruption charges, 14 corporators from Khadse’s home turf Jalgaon have offered to resign.

A few other Khadse loyalists from Jalgaon, including party MPs Raksha Khadse and A T Patil, MLAs Haribhau Jawale, Suresh Bhole and Sanjay Savkare, and Jalgaon BJP district chief Uday Wagh, left for Mumbai to express solidarity and meet the senior leader.

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A BJP leader here said, “Khadse is adopting pressure tactics. The resignation of corporators or elected members is part of his plan.” A senior BJP functionary said, “We expected such developments. We will try to discuss the issue with Khadse.”

A close aide of Khadse, meanwhile, said, “He has no role in the developments. The corporators are upset and they are expressing their anger by offering to resign.”

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