The winter capital of Maharashtra could not qualify in the first round of the central project as it scored 53 points, while the 20 cities across the country that were selected scored between 58.47 points and 78.83 points.
Talking to The Indian Express, Mungantiwar said, 'If we consider the budgetary provisions made in multiple departments related to irrigation projects, the total amount would go beyond Rs 12,000 crore.'
The Maharashtra government, which was asked to hold the country’s first SAARC Tourism Summit in Aurangabad between April and May by the Ministry of External Affairs, has decided to postpone the event till August.
Whether it is commemorating Ambedkar’s birth anniversary every April 14 or death anniversary on December 6, the Dalit political and social organisations have taken a backstage or even lost their relevance.
The grandson of Dr B R Ambedkar told The Indian Express, “Today, the RSS and the BJP are speaking about cultural nationalism. But I would like to throw an open challenge to them to make their position clear on the caste system.”