Mumbai: The Beed police has registered an FIR in opposition to Nationalist Congress Celebration (NCP) chief Dhananjay Munde for allegedly making unsuitable comments in opposition to his cousin, teach minister Pankaja Munde, at an election rally.
The 2 cousins, along with a political contention, get hold of also been having a family feud and taking digs at every other for the duration of their public speeches.
A video purportedly displaying the NCP chief making an unsuitable announce about Pankaja has long previous viral on social media. Following this, a Bharatiya Janata Celebration activist, Jugal Kishor Lohiya from Parli in Beed district. approached the police. The police get hold of confirmed that they’ve lodged a formal complaint and are taking a test into the veracity of the accusations made.
Pankaja, the sitting BJP MLA from Parli, is the elder daughter of slack celebration chief Gopinath Munde. Even sooner than Pankaja’s entry, Dhananjay had been active in political and financial issues, and was considered recurrently alongside Gopinanth.
On the other hand, in 2009, Gopinath sprung a shock on his nephew by fielding his daughter from the Parli constituency. Upset with the pass, Dhananjay quit the celebration and joined the NCP in 2013. He contested in opposition to his sister, nonetheless was defeated by a margin of over 25,000 votes.
Along with the police complaint, a formal complaint has also been sent to the Election Commission and the teach ladies folk’s price. The announce was purportedly made at a public meeting held at Vida village in the district’s Kej tehsil on October 17.
Dhananjay has, however, claimed that the allegations are wild and that the video has been doctored and distorted. He has requested for a forensic investigation into the topic. He has additional claimed that the BJP and the media are intentionally maligning him, and are no longer respecting the “holy relationship” between a brother and a sister.
On October 19, while addressing a rally in Beed, Pankaja had accused her cousin of maligning her and of “stooping” to a recent low. Soon after the overall public take care of, she had collapsed on stage. Celebration activists had claimed that she was emotional and it had taken a toll on her health.