Fadnavis meets Modi, BJP brass considers action against Khadse
MUMBAI: The Bharatiya Janata Party is mulling action against Maharashtra revenue minister Eknath Kadse, accused of wrongdoing on various counts, but after at a series of highpower meetings through the day, it appears no immediate step is likely. The issue was discussed by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis with the BJP national president Amit Shah and later with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Thursday. Late in the evening, Khadse’s daughter- in- law and Raver ( Jalgaon) MP Raksha Khadse too met Modi.
“I have submitted a factual report on the matters that have come up recently. We have discussed them as well. The party will direct whatever appropriate action has to be taken,” Fadnavis told reporters after meeting Shah at t he BJP headquarters and submitting a report on the controversies related to Khadse’s land deals. Highly placed sources in the party, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said given the nature of the allegations the leadership was in a dilemma whether to drop Khadse from the cabinet or just strip him of the crucial revenue portfolio.
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CM Devendra Fadnavis after meeting PM Narendra Modi at South Block on Thursday.