State government counsel Mukul Rohatgi questioned the petitioners’ locus standi in raising the issue, and argued that “you can’t make castles in the air”.
Deshmukh is the second leader from Vidarbha after Nana Patole to have openly expressed his discontent about Fadnavis’ inaction on the issue of separate statehood.
To Boost Their Vidarbha State Ambitions, Gadkari, Fadnavis Try to Bring Investments to Sleepy Nagpur
The people of Vidarbha are happy to be part of a developed state like Maharashtra, but both politicians have other plans.
To build the ‘prosperity’ highway, the state plans to acquire around 21,000 acres of land. This includes six acres of Padmabai’s farm, where she cultivates cotton,bajra and moong.
At the event, which was attended by women and men from all over the country, participants passed a resolution condemning discrimination against women.
The Gadchiroli couple who had alleged that two women from Chattisgarh had been detained and assaulted by Maharashtra’s C-60 commandos has now been arrested.
The fire broke out at the central ammunition depot in Pulgaon early this morning.
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Outspoken remarks on statehood for Marathwada angered legislators forcing Advocate General Shreehari Aney to quit