The NCP immediately requested the Congress to soak up a constructive manner Sharad Pawar’s criticism over the state of affairs within the Sonia Gandhi-led get together, and stated everybody ought to contribute in direction of his efforts to unite the opposition events in opposition to the ruling BJP within the nation.
Both the NCP and Congress are a part of the Shiv Sena-led ruling mix in Maharashtra.
Mr Pawar final week advised a information portal that the Congress is like an impoverished landlord who can’t take care of his home anymore.
He had additionally stated that on the problem of management, Congress leaders had been very “delicate” and never open to any options.
This had later evoked a pointy response from Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole.
Today, Maharashtra minister and NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik, with out taking any identify, questioned why leaders had been quitting the get together (Congress) and successful state elections on their very own.
“Pawar highlighted this by his criticism and the Congress ought to take it positively. Everyone, together with the Congress, ought to contribute in direction of Pawar’s efforts to unite the opposition events in opposition to the BJP,” he stated.
Mr Pawar had final week stated, “There was a time when the Congress had a presence from Kashmir to Kanyakumari…we agree. But that isn’t the state of affairs now.”
“A Zamindar (landlord) in Uttar Pradesh as soon as owned big tracts of land and a Haveli (mansion). Then he misplaced a lot of the land… the Haveli stands however he cannot restore it… he says all that land belonged to me, however it’s up to now,” the NCP chief had stated.
However, Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole later claimed that leaders who had been entrusted with energy by the get together finally betrayed it.