Patra Chawl Scam: Maharashtra’s Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday attacked the Modi government at the Center fiercely. He said that it appears that the most prominent project of the central government is to register cases against the leaders of opposition parties and get them arrested. Let us tell you that yesterday a BJP leader had spoken of an inquiry against Sharad Pawar in the ‘Patra Chawl redevelopment’ case.
NCP leaders had termed this allegation of BJP as baseless and also talked about apologizing to BJP. Talking to the media, Pawar said, “If you see today’s newspaper, you will find many stories of repression of central investigative agencies against leaders of opposition parties. He said how the central government is continuously targeting the leaders of opposition parties by misusing the agencies. You can also see how fast action has been taken against them in the cases. It seems that registering cases against the leaders of opposition parties and getting them arrested is the main project of the central government.
will respond in a political way
He said, “Whenever the central government has doubts about the results of the upcoming state elections, it takes such steps. Due to this, the challenges before the society and the issues related to the people themselves are sidelined.” NCP chief Pawar said, “We will answer it in a political way.”
Sanjay Raut is also an accused
The key witness in the money laundering case related to Patra Chawl redevelopment has reportedly told the Enforcement Directorate (ED) that in 2008-09, some residents of the area, with the help of local politicians, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, for the redevelopment of Patra Chawl. was contacted. Shiv Sena’s Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut has also been made an accused in the same case. ED is also investigating this matter.
already received notice
The witness told the ED that after various meetings, Rakesh Wadhawan of Housing Development Infrastructure Limited (HDIL) company was given to Sanjay Raut, Praveen Raut to handle the project. The ED had filed a chargesheet in the case, in which the probe agency had issued a notice to Pawar even before the 2019 assembly elections, but the agency later said that Sharad Pawar need not join the probe.
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