Mumbai: Amid a heated debate within the Maharashtra Legislative Meeting, senior BJP chief Sudhir Mungantiwar on Tuesday (December 15) reminded deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar about his immediate association with the now opposition occasion ahead of the MVA government coming to energy last year.
All the best design by the controversy on supplementary demands, Mungantiwar, a outmoded finance minister who initiated the controversy, was once visibly irked when he was once interrupted by a member from the treasury bench.
“Those who disturb me by obstructing my speech within the assembly are by no scheme re-elected,” the BJP legislator said.
At this level, Ajit Pawar, who won with the best vote margin within the 2019 assembly polls from Baramati in Pune district, countered Mungantiwar.
“Ajit Pawar takes up your bother. Defeat me within the following election,” the NCP chief said.
To which Mungantiwar rapidly replied, “There are two forms of defeats – one is democratic (in polls) and the different is bask in the one on November 23, 2019,” he said, relating to the swearing in of the Devendra Fadnavis-Ajit Pawar government.
In the early hours of November 23, 2019, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari swore in BJP chief Fadnavis as Chief Minister and Ajit Pawar as Deputy CM.
Their government, nonetheless, collapsed three days later due to lack of numbers, paving the scheme for the Shiv Sena-led MVA, supported by the NCP and the Congress, to attain to energy.