Days after the humiliating defeat of the celebration nominee Chandrakant Handore within the just lately held elections to the Maharashtra Legislative Council for 5 seats, veteran Congress chief and former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan claimed that seven celebration legislators indulged in cross-voting and the celebration ought to take motion towards them.
Chavan, who’s the member of the now defunct group of 23 leaders that shook up the Congress with their August 2020 letter just about questioning the Gandhi household management, has made a proper demand with the All India Congress Committee common secretary in control of Maharashtra HK Patil for initiating motion towards 7 legislators who cross voted towards the celebration nominee Handore that led to the victory of BJP’s fifth nominee Prasad Lad. Chavan, nevertheless, has not launched the names of the celebration legislators who allegedly cross-voted.
Chavan is the lone chief who has pressed for disciplinary motion towards the celebration legislators who didn’t vote for Handore that led to his defeat. Chavan’s transfer is essential as Handore regardless of being the celebration’s first alternative candidate misplaced the election whereas the second nominee Bhai Jagtap received. Handore bought 22 votes within the first spherical and Jagtap 19 votes. Congress with 44 legislators miserably didn’t maintain its flock collectively as its two nominees bagged 41 first desire votes. Nonetheless, after counting of preferential votes, Jagtap bought 26 votes, Handore 22 votes and Lad 28 votes.
Handore, who hails from the Dalit group, after his defeat had stated the celebration had given him a quota of 29 votes as Jagtap would have gotten the steadiness votes together with votes from allies. He alleged that two of celebration MLAs cross-voted and 5 votes meant for him went to Jagtap. ‘’Some individuals have stabbed me from the again,’’ he claimed and demanded that such celebration members must be thrown out.
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