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Maharashtra budget session: NCP asks Fadnavis to give up home portfolio

Senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar on Thursday said Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis should give up the home portfolio, if he is unable to take decisions to check law and order situation in the state.

mumbai Updated: Mar 12, 2015 22:09 IST
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Senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar on Thursday said Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis should give up the home portfolio, if he is unable to take decisions to check law and order situation in the state. The CM also holds the home portfolio.

"In Nagpur, the home town of Fadnavis, murders take place in broad daylight," Pawar, told reporters outside Vidhan Bhawan in Mumbai.

"Our women, young women are not safe. In Marine Drive police station, drugs are found in huge quantity and the link extends till Kolhapur (referring to recent arrest of a policeman and seizure of alleged drug from him). What is happening in this regime," Pawar said.

Fadnavis should take stringent steps or else quit as home minister, the NCP leader said.

First Published: Mar 12, 2015 22:08 IST