“Overall, Maharashtra got a very good deal in this budget.”
Scope of industrial growth in Nagpur is massive and unexplored.
Nagpur happens to be the headquarters of the RSS.
Sources said the BJP’s new assertiveness could also be because of the growing demand within the NCP to break its alliance with the Congress.
In the 2009 polls, the Sena contested 169 seats while BJP fought 119.
This is the first time the BJP has decided to spread itself in all 288 seats.
The farmers’ investment needs to be factored in with rising fertiliser prices and overall inflation,” Shetty said.
SSS is demanding to raise the MSP by at least 16 per cent to ensure farmers recover the production cost in the agriculture sector.
Community is widely seen as dominant, but assembly polls are due and Marathas account for a third of the state’s population.
The NCP, it is believed, wants quick decisions on some policy matters and seat-sharing arrangements with the Congress for the polls.
Chitale said, “The purpose of the 1,300-page report would be defeated if politicians are given clean chit,”
A 31-page executive summary report on the Chitale committee was also presented by the government.
The 1,300-page report was tabled along with Action Taken Report by Minister for Water Resources Sunil Tatkare late evening.
Replaces Cong as the largest party, wins 23 out of 24 seats it contested.
The possible setback in Mumbai is being attributed to Modi factor.
Friday’s result is also being seen as a popularity test for Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and his ‘clean image’.