Sena leaders stamped out Opposition discuss of “another resignation” from the Cabinet. Last week, NCP’s Anil Deshmukh had resigned as the house minister after former Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh accused him of setting extortion targets for the police.
Earlier, Sena minister Sanjay Rathod had resigned after he was linked to a lady’s suicide.
“An arrested accused has made accusations against the minister through a letter. Anyone may write anything but it doesn’t mean that the minister should resign,” mentioned a Sena chief, including that there isn’t a query of Parab resigning.
The chief additional mentioned it was clear from Waze’s allegations that the Opposition wished to focus on Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray by means of Parab. The transport minister is understood to be near Thackeray.
“People are well aware of the low-level politics being played by BJP, which has been forced to sit in the Opposition despite having 105 legislators. BJP’s role in the allegations is due to its sheer frustration of not being in power,” the chief mentioned.
Waze, in a letter to the NIA courtroom, had alleged on Wednesday that Parab informed him to provoke talks with a Mumbai-based belief to get Rs 50 crore to shut an inquiry.
He had additionally alleged that Parab requested him to inquire into the listing of fraudulent contractors within the BMC and gather “at least Rs 2 crore” from round 50 of them.
Another chief acknowledged that the allegations have dented the celebration’s picture, together with that of the minister.
“It may be BJP’s intention to tarnish Sena’s leadership ahead of the BMC elections next year. But the ploy would not work.”
“BJP may make it an election issue but the good work of the government will have a positive impact on the people’s mind. Also, public memory is short. They may not remember these allegations one year down the line,” the chief added.
The chief additional mentioned that Parab’s transfer, in wake of Waze’s accusations – he swore his innocence within the title of late celebration founder Balasaheb Thackeray – has gone down properly among the many cadre.
Shiv Sainiks will not be rankled by the allegations, the chief added.
“I know Parab and he is a true Shiv Sainik. He will never swear wrongly in the name of Balasaheb Thackeray,” Sanjay Raut, Sena MP and celebration’s chief spokesperson informed mediapersons. He added that soiled politics is being played to destabilise the Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities, however such makes an attempt wouldn’t succeed.