Koshyari will leave the post of Governor of Maharashtra: Said- told PM Modi, I want to be free from all political responsibilities

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Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari announced his resignation on Monday. Koshyari wrote on social media – I have expressed my desire to leave all political responsibilities to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Koshyari has been in controversy for calling Shivaji an icon of yesteryear. Last month, Koshyari had also written a letter to Home Minister Amit Shah seeking his guidance on this dispute. He had sought advice from the Home Minister whether he should continue in the post or not. Koshyari had written this letter on December 6, which came to light a few days later. Click here to read the full letter…

I will spend the rest of my life reading and writing
Koshyari has talked about leaving the post in the tweet. He wrote- Recently I met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mumbai. I told him that I wanted to be relieved of all political responsibilities. I told him that I wanted to spend the rest of my life in writing, reading and other activities. I have always received love and affection from the Prime Minister.

Koshyari told Shivaji the icon of the old times
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari called Shivaji an icon of yesteryears at a university function in Aurangabad on 19 November. Union minister and BJP leader Nitin Gadkari and NCP chief Sharad Pawar were also present at the event along with Koshyari.

He described Babasaheb Ambedkar and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari as the icons of the new era in the gathering. After this statement, the leaders of the opposition attacked him and started demanding his resignation. The Shinde faction, which formed the government in Maharashtra with the support of the BJP, also opposed Koshyari’s statement.

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1. After Koshyari’s statement on Chhatrapati Shivaji, Sanjay Raut said – the dignity of the governor in the state has ended

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut targeted Bhagat Singh Koshyari after the controversial statement. He said that the dignity of the governor has been lost in the state. We are not ready to accept him as the governor. They have made fun of Maharashtra. Read the full news here…

2. Shinde faction tussle with governor’s statement on Shivaji: Told BJP- send the governor out of the state

Shiv Sena MLA Sanjay Gaikwad, belonging to Chief Minister Eknath Shinde’s faction, demanded the removal of the Governor from the BJP on Tuesday. Gaikwad said – The Governor does not know the history. They should be sent out of the state. Read full news…

3. The Governor of Maharashtra said – Remove Rajasthanis-Gujaratis from Mumbai, then there will be no money left here

Bhagat Singh Koshyari gave the credit of Mumbai being the economic capital to the Rajasthanis and Gujaratis living here in a program in Mumbai. Koshyari had said, ‘Evoid Gujaratis and Rajasthanis from Maharashtra, especially from Mumbai and Thane, then you will not have any money left here. It cannot be called the economic capital at all. Read full news…

4. Uddhav’s reply to Koshyari: Said- Governor enjoyed everything, now see Kolhapuri chappals too

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has responded to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s statement on Gujaratis and Rajasthanis. Uddhav said that the Governor has enjoyed everything in Maharashtra. Now the time has come to see those Kolhapuri chappals as well. Read full news...​​

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