Amid the demand for the ouster of Maharashtra Forest Minister Sanjay Rathod over title being linked to the death of a lady, the Shiv Sena chief on Sunday tenders his resignation from the submit.
“I’ve given my resignation to CM Uddhav Thackeray. The manner opposition is warning that they received’t enable Assembly session to operate, I’ve distanced myself from it. I would like honest probe in case (in reference to death of a lady in Pune earlier this month),” Rathod informed reporters, in accordance to information company ANI.
Earlier, the opposition occasion, Bhartiya Janata Party within the state had demanded Rathod’s resignation, even because the minister has denied that he had something to do with the death.
The 23-year-old girl died after falling from a constructing on February 8, and Pune Police had stated they had been probing the suicide angle. Some audio clips purportedly having bearing on the case had gone viral after her death.
In Rathod’s defence, Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut earlier as we speak had stated that Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is not going to take any resolution underneath stress.
“Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is not going to take any resolution underneath stress. To hold anybody within the cupboard or not is the CM’s prerogative,” Raut stated.
The Rajya Sabha member additionally accused Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari of indulging in politics.
The BJP has already introduced that it will not let the finances session of the state legislature run easily if Rathod doesn’t step down earlier than March 1. The session is scheduled to begin from Monday.
Meanwhile, the ladies’s wing of the state BJP staged demonstrations in search of Rathod’s resignation in Mumbai, Thane, Nashik, Aurangabad and different cities.
With inputs from agencie