Despite getting a majority in the recently concluded Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2019 the pre-poll partners Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party are yet to reach a clear understanding. As the wait for the new government continues, a farmer from Maharashtra Beed has written to Maharashtra Governor Bhagar Singh Koshyar on Thursday, October 31 asking to be made Chief Minister of the state till the alliance reach to an agreement.
In his letter, Shrikant Gadale, a farmer, wrote crops had been heavily damaged by the recent floods in the state a functioning government is required to provide aid to farmers in distress.
“Natural calamities have hampered ready-to-harvest crops in the state. The farmers are tense over these calamities. At a time when farmers are suffering, the Shiv Sena and the BJP are unable to resolve the issue of holding Chief Minister’s post,” he wrote in the letter as reported by news agency ANI.
#Maharashtra: Shrikant V Gadale, a farmer from Beed Dist. has written to the Governor stating,”till the time matter of CM post is sorted out,I should be made CM. It is a tough time for farmers due to crop damage after untimely rains.A govt in the state is needed at the earliest.” pic.twitter.com/oR3PH1370V
— ANI (@ANI) November 1, 2019
“Hence, until the issue is resolved, the governor should hand over the responsibility of the Chief Minister’s post to me…I will solve the problems of farmers and give them justice”.
As the allies BJP and Shiv Sena continue to be still at loggerheads, senior Sena leader Sanjay Raut called on Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar at his residence. Raut described the meeting a “courtesy call”.