Kicking off a possible hurricane, Maharashtra Leader Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday accused the Modi govt on the Centre of ‘siding’ with neighbouring Karnataka at the ongoing boundary dispute between the 2 states.
“The Centre is the dad or mum of all states within the nation… The topic (Maharashtra-Karnataka border disputes) is within the (Ultimate) Court docket, and the Centre will have to put forth the arguments of each the states,” Uddhav Thackeray mentioned.
If any facet within the dispute is within the improper, then it’s the responsibility of the Centre to tell the Court docket accordingly, Uddhav Thackeray mentioned in his first-ever interview after taking on as Leader Minister on November 28.
“On the other hand, we’re seeing that previously 5 years, the Centre is placing ahead view best on behalf of the Karnataka govt… That is stunning. We want to take some steps within the topic and we can without a doubt start up correspondence (with the Centre) in this factor,” Uddhav Thackeray declared.
Uddhav Thackeray identified that regardless that the topic is ‘sub-judice’, the Karnataka govt is “committing atrocities” on Marathi-speaking folks residing in Belgaum, Karwar, Nipani and different disputed spaces at the state border.
The verdict can be taken after consulting the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance companions, and a two-Minister committee comprising Sena’s Eknath Shinde and NCP’s Chhagan Bhujbal shall be arrange for the aim, he indicated.
Since he took over because the Leader Minister, Uddhav Thackeray has held a chain of conferences from other stakeholders, events and senior prison professionals like Harish Salve at the factor, and suggested all political events within the state to paintings and make certain that the Marathi-speaking folks of Karnataka border spaces get justice.
Final month (Jan 2020), Uddhav Thackeray had stoked a row when he labelled the disputed spaces as ‘Karnataka-occupied-Maharashtra’ and then a furious Karnataka Leader Minister BS Yediyurappa had vowed that “now not an inch of land” can be given to Maharashtra.
When Sena MP Sanjay Raut had visited Belgaum for an match final month, he was once accepted to wait it with stipulations that he would now not talk anything else at the border dispute between the 2 states.
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