NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday mentioned the investigation into actor Sushant Singh Rajput loss of life case has gone in “different direction”.
Speaking to reporters in Pandharpur in Solapur district, Mr Pawar appeared questioning the progress made by the CBI in its investigation of the case, which was initially probed by the Mumbai Police.
He additionally dominated out any politics behind the much-talked assembly between Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut and senior BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis final week.
When requested about Union minister Ramdas Athawale’s suggestion that Pawar be part of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) within the occasion of the Shiv Sena not forging ties with former ally BJP, Mr Pawar mentioned no one takes the RPI (A) chief critically inside in addition to outdoors Parliament.
Speaking on Sushant Singh Rajput case, he mentioned, “It could be because the Central government did not have trust in Mumbai Police that is why the probe in the case was given to another agency (CBI).”
“What light they (CBI) have shed on the case, we have not yet seen. Suicide (angle) aside, now strange things are coming to the fore. Now the investigation in the case has gone in different direction,” he mentioned, including that issues will grow to be clear as soon as the reality comes out.
The veteran politician was apparently referring the the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) wideninng its probe into alleged Bollywood-drug nexus arising out of the Rajput loss of life case.
Asked about Mr Athawale’s feedback, Mr Pawar mentioned, “Does his (Ramdas Athawale’s) party have a single MLA or an MP? He speaks, gives advice, but nobody takes him seriously, neither in Parliament nor outside”.
Mr Athawale had requested the Shiv Sena to reunite with the BJP to kind a authorities in Maharashtra and likewise recommended a power-sharing components between the 2 saffron events.
Replying to a query on Fadnavis-Raut assembly, Mr Pawar, whose occasion is a part of the Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities, mentioned, “If a reporter or an editor of a newspaper takes interview of leaders from different parties, it does not mean that he gets associated with that party”.
“When Raut had interviewd me (for Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’), he had announced that he would intrview Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. Raut had also clarified that he would interview BJP leaders. I don’t think there is any need to comment on that,” he mentioned.
Mr Pawar mentioned the interview (of Fadnavis) will happen and get printed, “but it will not have any effect on politics of the state”.
Speaking about Maratha reservation, which was stayed by the supreme court docket not too long ago, the NCP chief mentioned the Central authorities and BJP are supporting Rajya Sabha MPs Chhatrapati Sambhaji Raje and Chhatrapati Udayan Raje Bhosale, and “they should take lead in resolving this issue”.
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