In a tweet, Pawar said: “What happened to the promise of making Maharashtra toll- free? When the contract for collecting toll on expressway was ending in August 2019, the CMO by inviting tenders is again ready to collect toll. Why is the ruling party not fulfilling the promise?”
The victims, from Katihar district in Bihar, were construction site workers and their families, sleeping in the hutments when the incident took place. They were working at a construction site right next to the housing complex.
Sharad Pawar expressed doubts over EVMs, Ajit, NCP’s legislative party leader, had maintained that EVMs were not responsible for the party’s poor performance in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections.
Sharad Pawar said some people did have doubts about the use of EVMs in polling and having such doubts “was not good for democracy". At a separate event in Pune on Tuesday, Sule said the use of ballot papers was more transparent than EVMs.
Parth (27) got a chance to contest after NCP chief Sharad Pawar decided not to contest the elections this time. The senior Pawar, who was supposed to contest from Madha, opted out to make way for the younger generation.
There are 80 BJP and five Shiv Sena corporators in the industrial city and apparently most of them have received a “personal call” from Ajit Pawar urging them to “extend help” to his son, BJP leaders told The Indian Express.