The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has said anti-BJP wave has start blowing and people of India want a change considering results of the recent Karnataka assembly elections.
Pawar in a press meet in Aurangabad said , If this mindset of people continues, the country will witness a change in the forthcoming parliament elections.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) faced defeat in the recently held assembly elections in Karnataka, where the Congress came back to power after a gap of five years. The Lok Sabha elections are due in 2024, and the Maharashtra Assembly polls are also due in the later part of next year.
Asked about the law and order situation and incidents of violence in Maharashtra, Pawar said “religious colour” was being given to some small issues in the state.
“The rulers are responsible to establish law and order in the state. If the ruling parties and their people come out on roads over it and create a rift between two religions[Islam and Hinduism], then it is not a good sign,” he said.
If a poster of some person is shown in Aurangabad, why there is a need for violence in Pune. But it is being made to happen, he added.
“Recently we heard about Ahmednagar. Today, I saw a news from Kolhapur. People came out on roads, and giving religious colour to a small incident of sending message over phone is not a good sign. The ruling parties are encouraging such things,” Pawar added.
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