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Samajwadi Party’s Inhuman Behaviour Against Municipal School Students

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Due to upcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Political leaders are leaving no stone unturned to lure the common masses. Lately, a political event has been organised in Mumbai’s Nagpada junction area by Samajwadi Party’s local corporator Rais Shaikh, which was about to witness the installation of tallest Indian flag in Mumbai. The chief guest of this event was none other than Abu Asim Azmi, who is Maharashtra president of Samajwadi Party. The inauguration of the programme was done by Mumbai’s Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar. Well, the shocking thing about the event is, hundreds of Municipal students were being called without statutory permission to be present at the Nagpada junction venue by Rais Shaikh.
In the particular event, Rais Shaikh has changed the Nagpada junction’s Ziauddin Bukhari Chowk name to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Chowk. As per the reports, it is not the first time, the Nagpada Junction’s chowk name has been changed. In 1997, Samajwadi Party leader Abu Asim Azmi has changed the chowk name to Ziauddin Bukhari Chowk.
According to reports, the installation of the tallest Indian flag in Nagpada junction in Mumbai, which is 25 meters high, had cost rupees 5 crores. To woo the local area people, corporator Rais Shaikh has reportedly claimed that the whole project has been funded by him. Through the help of local URDU newspapers, he even tried to portray that Shiv Sena party was against the installation of the Indian National Flag at Nagpada Junction.
Well, when Mumbai Press has approached to Mumbai’s mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar, he said, “Shiv Sena was never against to this project. It was due to Shiv Sena only such huge fund has been passed for this project. Even, Bharat Ratna awardee Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Chowk name has been put up in the house by Shiv Sena himself, on which final decision will be taken soon.”
The locals aren’t that happy with the overall cost of Rs. 5 crores for this project. As per them, there are many other local problems for the residents that could have been solved with this money.
In this particular event at Nagpada’s junction, the one who has suffered the most are the innocent municipal students. As per the reports, these local BMC school students have been called at around 8 am at the Nagpada junction venue, without any official permission from the BMC education department. These students were standing at one place for hours, until the event ended in the afternoon. It is being reported that few kids faced health related problems due to long-standing at one place.
When parents got to know about the troublesome situation of their kids at the event, they immediately reached to local area’s MLA Waris Pathan. Soon, meals and breakfast have been provided by the Waris Pathan and all the students were being sent to their home.
When Mumbai Press approached to MLA Waris Pathan, he said, “I thought that these students have necessary mandatory permissions from the education department to be at the particular event but he later got to know that this cheap thing has been done by the local corporator without any permission.”
Waris Pathan even went on to say that these kinds of political leaders can go at any extent for their political gain and that’s why they called the students at the event without permission. He wants a police inquiry should be done in this matter. Even, Mumbai’s Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar says that it was Rais Shaikh’s personal decision to call municipal school students to the event. If he did this to gather a huge crowd in the event then it is totally wrong.
Mumbai Press also approached to BMC education officer Mahesh Palkar, who denies giving any permission to the students to visit at the Nagpada junction event. Mahesh Palkar says necessary inquiry will be done in this case. On the other hand, when Mumbai Press has approached to Rais Shaikh, he wasn’t available for the comments.
There are also reports floating which claims that local area education officer has given permission to the students for this particular event but there is no official confirmation to it.

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Mohan S. Delkar ended life in Maharashtra ‘to get justice after death’, alleges Congress

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The Maharashtra Congress on Wednesday contended that the Independent MP Mohan S. Delkar was fed up with the harassment of the Bharatiya Janata Party and chose to end his life in this state “to get justice after death”.

Delkar, the 7-time MP from the Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli, hanged himself in a Mumbai hotel room on Monday, sending shockwaves in national political circles.

A delegation of state Congress led by spokesperson Sachin Sawant, Raju Waghmare, Vinay Khamkar and others held a video-conference chat with Home Minister Anil Deshmukh and demanded a thorough investigation into the circumstances and the alleged role of the BJP behind Delkar’s tragic end.

“Elected representatives have the responsibility to make the laws of the country But Delkar became so helpless and desperate that he was forced to end his life,” Sawant said to the Home Minister.

On his part, Deshmukh gave them a hearing, accepted a two-page memorandum and assured that he would direct the Mumbai Police to do the needful in the matter.

The Congress said that Delkar had himself released a detailed video last year and spoke in the Lok Sabha, wherein he highlighted the torture he allegedly underwent at the behest of the BJP.

“He had mentioned the names of some BJP leaders in his video, and in his detailed suicide note, it is learnt that he has named several BJP functionaries, including Praful K. Patel, the Administrator of the UT who is a former Gujarat BJP Minister of State for Home said to be very close to the RSS and BJP leadership,” Sawant said.

The trio urged Deshmukh that against this backdrop, Delkar’s death must be thoroughly probed, and he probably chose to come to Mumbai and end his life as he was unsure of getting justice in his own UT.

“He must have come to Mumbai with an expectation from the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) Government that the culprits who compelled him to take the extreme step by harassing him would be punished by the law,” Sawant said.

Sawant, Waghmare and Khamkar also pointed out that many Opposition governments, prominent leaders, legislators and parliamentarians are being hounded in different states around the country, and the BJP at the Centre is also targeting the MVA government in the state by using Central investigating agencies against it.

“Incidents like Delkar’s suicide and the targeting of the Opposition raise questions whether there is democracy existing in the country now” they said.

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Maharashtra Congress seeks probe into MP’s ‘suicide’ in Mumbai

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The Maharashtra Congress on Tuesday said it wants a probe into the role of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) into the ‘suicide’ of Mohan S. Delkar, the Independent MP from the Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli.

State Congress Spokesperson Sachin Sawant said: “I will soon call on Home Minister Anil Deshmukh with a demand to investigate the role of BJP in the death of MP Mohanbai Delkar.”

Delkar, 58, was found hanging in his room in a south Mumbai hotel on Monday afternoon in a case of ‘suicide’ and the police have recovered a purported suicide note from the spot.

While the Marine Drive police have lodged an accident death report, his body has been sent for an autopsy to confirm the exact causes of his death, even as a preliminary probe has been initiated into the case.

On his part, Deshmukh condoled the demise of Delkar, terming the incident as ‘very shocking.’

“The news of the demise of Delkar, 7-time MP from Dadra & Nagar Haveli Lok Sabha constituency, committing suicide at a hotel in Mumbai is very shocking,” the state home minister tweeted last night.

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Bombay High Court grants 6-month medical bail to Varavara Rao

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The Bombay High Court on Monday granted bail to P. Varavara Rao, one of the prime accused in Koregaon-Bhima case, on medical grounds for six months.

The bail order was passed by a division bench comprising Justice S. S. Shinde and Justice Manish Pitale in two separate matter pertaining to the 82-year-old ailing activist.

Rao, a revolutionary author and Left ideologue, was first arrested by Pune police on August 28, 2018, in connection with the case involving a conspiracy to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which he and his family have denied.

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