July 3, 2022

Pritam Mhatre, chief of the opposition at Panvel Municipal Company (PMC) strongly protested towards the civic physique for not naming native MLA and Guardian minister throughout the particular common physique assembly held on Might 5 to debate the finances at Krantiveer Vasudev Balwant Phadke Natyagruha in Panvel.

The standing committee chairman talked about the names of the Prime Minister and House minister however skipped native leaders like Raigad District Guardian Minister Adititai Tatkare, MP Appasaheb Barne, and Konkan trainer MLA Balaram Patil. This infuriated Mhatre who alleged ignoring the opposition. The Bharatiya Janata Social gathering is ruling the PMC.

Mhatre acquired help from different opposition corporators and so they strongly protested. When requested about this, the chairman mentioned that it was his private opinion. This led to a commotion within the Home. “Standing Committee chairman is a constitutional publish and the particular person holding this publish doesn’t belong to any single get together however belongs to all the company,” mentioned Mhatre.

As well as, Mhatre additionally raised the query of the timing of giving a finances copy to corporators. As per the principles, the finances is introduced first to the Standing Committee after which distributed amongst members. Later, the finances is introduced to the Normal Physique within the Home. “This finances copy is given to all of the corporators earlier than the overall assembly in order that they’ll examine it and categorical their views. Nonetheless, PMC didn’t comply with the protocol and shared the finances copy among the many remaining corporators on the morning of the day of the assembly on Might 5. How can one examine and talk about within the Home,” alleged Mhatre.

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Revealed on: Saturday, Might 07, 2022, 10:56 AM IST