"A new government will have to be in place within the stipulated time, or else the President will have to intervene. President's rule will be imposed if the government formation doesnt happen in the given time," Mungantiwar said.
Raising questions over the accuracy of the GDP numbers, the Opposition had on Monday — the first day of the discussions of the state’s Budget for 2019-20 — accused the government of “tweaking” the economic data to paint a rosy picture of the “burdened” state economy.
Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam alleged that despite the National Tiger Conservation Authority's rule of having a surveillance system in every tiger reserve in the country, Sudhir Mungantiwar has conveniently refrained from doing so in Maharashtra.
The Women and Child Development Minister had slammed Mungantiwar over last week's killing of the "man-eater" tigress Avni in Yavatmal district, which she termed as a "ghastly murder and a straight case of crime".
Before going abroad, the Chief Minister had appointed candidates to key government-run corporations. Some more appointments in the corporations, which are pending, would be completed in the next one week, the Finance Minister said.
"Congress-NCP had consistently failed in 15 years of them sharing power (in Maharashtra) and now they are teaching Fadnavis, who has scored a distinction, how to study...saying he was not studying properly," Mungantiwar said.