Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari landed in controversy for saying that if Gujaratis and Rajasthanis are taken out of Maharashtra, the state may have no cash left. Throughout a speech yesterday, the Maharashtra governor stated, “If Gujaratis and Rajasthanis are faraway from Maharashtra, particularly Mumbai and Thane, no cash could be left right here.”
“Mumbai wouldn’t be capable of stay the monetary capital of the nation,” Mr Koshyari added.
He made the assertion after the naming ceremony of a chowk in Andheri, a western suburb of Mumbai.
A launch issued by the Raj Bhavan stated Koshyari praised the contribution of Rajasthani-Marwari and Gujarati communities in making Mumbai the monetary capital of the nation.
The governor stated the Rajasthani-Marwari neighborhood resides in numerous components of the nation and likewise in nations like Nepal and Mauritius.
“Wherever members of this neighborhood go, they not solely do enterprise, but in addition do acts of philanthropy by creating faculties, hospitals,” he stated.
A number of leaders from the Shiv Sena and Congress have criticised Mr Koshyari and demanded an apology from him.
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut at the moment condemned the remarks saying that the Governor had insulted the hard-working Marathi individuals.
“Quickly after the BJP sponsored Chief Minister got here to energy, the marathi man is getting insulted,” Mr Raut tweeted in Marathi.
Congress leaders Jairam Ramesh and Sachin Sawant additionally tweeted the video and stated that the governor shouldn’t have made the remarks.