Pune (Maharashtra) [India], June 9 (ANI): After alleged objectionable social media posts regarding Aurangzeb and Tipu Sultan that sparked tensions in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur, Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Sharad Pawar on Thursday mentioned that there isn’t a want for politics within the Kolhapur incident.
“Sadly, some individuals have created such a state of affairs. This isn’t proper for society…Widespread individuals should pay its value…There is no such thing as a want for politics on this. When that is investigated, the reality will come earlier than everybody,” the Nationalist Congress chief mentioned whereas chatting with the reporters.
Rigidity gripped Kolhapur after some youth allegedly posted objectionable posts on social media with a reference to Aurangzeb and Tipu Sultan.
On Wednesday, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis slammed supporters of the erstwhile Mughal ruler and mentioned, “Immediately, in some districts of Maharashtra, sons of Aurangzeb took delivery. They preserve the standing of Aurangzeb and present their posters. Due to this, there are tensions. Questions come up, the place do these sons of Aurangzeb come from? Who’re behind this? We’ll discover this out,” mentioned Fadnavis whereas speaking to ANI in Nagpur.
In the meantime, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde emphasised the federal government’s accountability for sustaining legislation and order within the state and appealed to the general public for peace and calm.
“The federal government is accountable for sustaining legislation and order within the state. I additionally attraction to the general public for peace and calm. The Police investigation is underway and motion can be taken towards these discovered responsible…” mentioned Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde.
Nevertheless, Chief of Opposition of Maharashtra and Nationalist Congress Celebration (NCP) Ajit Pawar on Wednesday urged the federal government to seek out the rationale behind the Kolhapur violence.
“Right this moment, there’s a curfew-like state of affairs in Kolhapur. The incidents to disturb legislation and order occur deliberately. Beforehand, some violent riots happened disturbing the legislation and order. It’s the accountability of the CM and police to research the rationale behind the clashes. There are rumours that the incidents are occurring, holding elections in thoughts. The federal government ought to preserve a agency stand on figuring out the rationale behind the clashes,” Pawar mentioned.
A curfew was imposed in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur on Wednesday after a violent conflict broke out between two teams. (ANI)
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