Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut on Friday mentioned that there are solely two governors within the nation — one in West Bengal and one other in Maharashtra.
Raut’s feedback got here following Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray concerning the opening of temples within the state.
“A governor is a political agent of the President of India and the central authorities; political agent within the sense that they do political work. As we speak, there are solely two governors in your complete nation — one in Maharashtra and one in West Bengal. I have no idea about the remaining. As a result of in these two states, the federal government is of their opposition events,” Raut advised ANI.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has additionally been energetic on social media, mentioning his points with the state authorities’s dealing with of affairs, the most recent being police’s manhandling of a Sikh man in a current BJP march.
Not too long ago, an editorial in Saamana, the Shiv Sena’s mouthpiece, had mentioned Koshyari ought to be recalled if Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Residence Minister Amit Shah want to protect the “status” of Raj Bhavan.
“In the event that they (Centre) suppose that one thing flawed has occurred in Maharashtra then it’s their drawback. Had Maharashtra had a BJP Chief Minister or authorities and had there been another celebration on the Centre and the governor acted like this, then the BJP would even have demanded to recall the governor,” Raut mentioned.
Questioning the Chief Minister concerning the continued closure of temples within the state, Koshyari requested Thackeray whether or not he has “abruptly turned secular”.
Responding to the Governor, Thackeray had mentioned that the delay in reopening of the locations of worship is as a result of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
“As imposing lockdown unexpectedly was not proper, revoking it utterly without delay can even not be a great factor. And sure, I’m somebody who follows Hindutva, my Hindutva doesn’t want verification from you,” Thackeray had mentioned.