Amid unease over reported remarks of Prithviraj Chavan about his predecessors and the Adarsh Society scam, Congress on Friday downplayed the issue, saying that the former Maharashtra Chief Minister has already given an explanation.
With an average of all the three Exit Polls also indicates that BJP is all set to emerge as the single largest party in Haryana by winning 45 seats. While in Maharashtra, BJP will win 133, Congress 69, Shiv Sena 36, NCP 31 and MNS and Others will win 19 seats.
Former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday expressed confidence that people will of Maharshtra will continue to support the Congress and ensure its return to power for the third time in a row.
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday came under attack from BJP over a newspaper interview in which he was claimed to have said Congress would have been "decimated" had he acted against three of his predecessors under scanner in the Adarsh scam.
Former Maharashtra CM, Prithviraj Chavan, has created a flutter by accepting that some compulsions had prevented him from taking action against corruption in Adarsh Housing Society. He also accepted that if he had taken action then the Congress would have been decimated in the state.
Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan has caused a flutter within Congress ranks with his remarks regarding senior party colleagues who had come under the scanner in connection with the Adarsh scam.
Ruling himself out of the chief ministerial race, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said he will not take any post of power and will now be seen only in organisational and advisory capacity while in public life.
The upcoming Assembly polls in Maharashtra is going to be a tough fight for the Congress party. The party, which recently ended its 15 years old alliance with NCP in the state, is desperately looking for a win after the washout in the Lok Sabha polls in which it could win only two seats.
An embattled former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, who is contesting his maiden Assembly election in what appears to be a fight for political survival, is facing a formidable party rebel as an adversary in this traditional Congress bastion in Satara district.
An embattled former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, who is contesting his maiden assembly election in what appears to be a fight for political survival, is facing a formidable party rebel as an adversary in this traditional Congress bastion in Satara district.
The Chief Electoral Officer of Maharashtra has sought clarification from the state unit Congress committee (MPCC) on complaints regarding a television advertisement purportedly depicting Prithviraj Chavan as chief minister even though the state is currently under President's rule.
Congress on Thursday released its manifesto for the Maharashtra assembly polls, promising increased income limit for beneficiaries of a health scheme from Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh, besides police stations for women as well as elimination of manual scavenging in the state.