Ramdas Athawale-led Republican Occasion of India (RPI) has demanded a Legislative Council seat in Maharashtra from its alliance accomplice BJP.
“RPI has been with BJP since 2012. I’ve written to Devendra Fadnavis and Chandrakant Patil. We’re demanding one MLC seat for RPI,” Mr Athawale mentioned.
Elections to the Legislative Council in Maharashtra can be held on Might 21 in Mumbai.
The Union Minister mentioned that RPI remained with BJP even when Shiv Sena broke ties its long-term alliance accomplice after 2019 Meeting polls and joined fingers with NCP and Congress to kind the federal government in Maharashtra.
He additionally mentioned that the proposed Worldwide Monetary Service Centre (IFSC) ought to be established in Mumbai.
“IFSC centre ought to stay in Mumbai, which is the monetary capital of India. The choice ought to be reconsidered. We’ll focus on it with PM Modi,” Mr Athawale mentioned.
Earlier, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, referred to as the current choice taken by the Centre to determine the proposed Worldwide Monetary Service Centre (IFSC) Authority in Gandhinagar as a substitute of in Mumbai as “egregious, faulty and unwarranted”.