Eknath Khadse, the Maharashtra politician who resigned from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), will be a part of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Friday.
In his resignation letter despatched to Maharashtra BJP president Chandrakant Patil on Wednesday, Khadse stated that he’s resigning from the get together attributable to “personal reasons”. Patil later stated that Khadse’s resignation has been accepted.
Shortly after resigning, Khadse held a press briefing the place he blamed former chief minister and BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis for his determination. He accused Fadnavis of enjoying “dirty politics” with him.
“The then CM (Devendra Fadnavis) instructed the police to register an FIR against me on a false allegation of harassment by a woman. He said the case would be withdrawn later. A corruption inquiry was initiated against me in which I came clean. I suffered a lot in the BJP,” Khadse stated.
Khadse had been sulking since his unceremonious exit from Fadnavis authorities in 2016. He held a couple of dozen portfolios, however needed to resign over corruption allegations. Khadse represented Muktainagar constituency in Jalgaon districts in Legislative Assembly a number of occasions.
“The party has given me important positions but in return, I have worked and made big sacrifices for the party as well,” he stated on Wednesday.
Khadse additional introduced that he’ll be a part of the NCP on October 23.
The Maharashtra chief stated that he was not upset with another get together chief besides Fadnavis. “I have no grievances against any other leader from national or state leadership. I am upset with former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, who made police file false cases against me.”
Khadse claimed that he even tried to lift the problem with the central management and informed them in regards to the deliberate try “to defame me” (by Fadnavis), however no heed was paid.
Reacting to Khadse’s allegations, Fadnavis stated he spoke half-truth.
“It’s unfortunate that he resigned. He should not have resigned. As far as his allegation against me is concerned, he is speaking half-truth. He could have complained against me to the seniors. At this moment I won’t speak much on it but I will speak at the right time,” Fadnavis stated at a press convention.
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