Taking a swipe on the Centre, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Monday mentioned a discover issued by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) will not be a “death warrant” however a “love letter” for political staff, a day after Sena chief and Maharashtra minister Anil Parab was requested to seem earlier than the anti-money laundering company. “Frequency of such love letters has increased after unsuccessful attempts to breach the wall of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) which is strong and impregnable,” he informed reporters.
Raut mentioned Parab was been focused by BJP leaders. “He will respond to the notice and cooperate with the ED,” he added.
The ED summoned Parab for questioning on Tuesday within the cash laundering case registered towards former Maharashtra dwelling minister Anil Deshmukh and others, officers mentioned on Sunday.
“Either a BJP man is a desk officer in the ED or an ED officer is working in the office of the BJP,” Raut mentioned. The Shiv Sena, a former ally of the BJP, shares the ability with the NCP and Congress in Maharashtra.
He additionally hit out at BJP for organising protests for the reopening of temples in Maharashtra which stay shut on account of COVID-19 restrictions. “The Maharashtra government is following the directives of the Centre which has asked states to exercise caution ahead of the upcoming festivals and fear of the spread of coronavirus infection. We believe the central government is also ‘Hindutvawadi’ (pro-Hindus)”, he said.
Queried about the lathi charge on farmers in Haryana by police, Raut said the BJP will have to pay a price for the blood that was shed by farmers. “A neighborhood SDM in Haryana gave orders to the police to lathi cost the protesting farmers until their heads break,” he said.
The officer, deputed as duty magistrate during the farmers’ protest in, was caught on camera purportedly asking police to break farmers’ heads. The video has gone viral, evoking sharp reactions from various political parties.
At least 10 people were injured on Saturday when police lathi-charged a group of farmers disrupting traffic movement on a highway in Haryana while heading towardsto protest towards a Bharatiya Janata Party assembly attended by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, state BJP president Om Prakash Dhankar and different leaders.