The report of the panel headed by former Union Home Secretary Ram Pradhan, into the 26/11 terror attacks, should be made public so that follies of Maharashtra Government are exposed, BJP general secretary Gopinath Munde said in Mumbai on Wednesday.
“Why is the Government hiding the probe panel report? This is because there is something incriminating against it in the report,” Munde, member of Lok Sabha, told reporters in Mumbai.
The appointment of Pradhan to head the panel was a wrong move in the first place, Munde said. “I had demanded in the Assembly that a CBI probe should be instituted in the 26/11 attacks but the Government set up this fact-finding panel,” the former state Home Minister said.
Munde pointed to Pradhan’s recent statement that ‘political hype was generated by those who saw only the title page of the panel report.´
“Much political hype was generated. All that was done by persons who had only seen the title page of the report. Even the Chief Minister of Maharashtra had not even glanced through the report,” Pradhan said in a newspaper article recently.
“This statement means that those in the Government did not read the panel report,” Munde said.
Describing the delay in monsoon in the state as a serious issue, Munde said the State Government should declare drought-like situation and initiate measures to counter water scarcity.