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Sena takes a dig at BJP over MoUs signed during MII Week

Sena also said if the MoUs worth lakhs of crores of rupees signed with foreign companies meet the same fate, the government will not be able to compensate for the cost of organising the 'Make in India' Week

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Sena takes a dig at BJP over MoUs signed during MII Week

Taunting over the MoUs signed by Maharashtra government during the recent 'Make in India' Week, the today said similar agreements were signed by the party with its smaller allies before the assembly polls but they have not been honoured yet.

The Sena also said if the MoUs worth lakhs of crores of rupees signed with foreign companies meet the same fate, the government will not be able to compensate for the cost of organising the 'Make in India' Week.


"2,594 MoUs have been signed during the MII Week and Rs 3,25,000 crore worth investments have been promised for Mumbai-Konkan region, Rs 1,50,000 crore for region and Rs 25,000 crore for Also, Rs 50,000 crore will be invested in Pune.

"These figures may vary because like air is filled in balloons, investment figures are usually inflated," said in an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana'.

"The had signed MoUs with 4 smaller parties of Mahadev Jankar, Sadabhau Khot, Ramdas Athawale and Raju Shetty. They were offered ministerial berths, Corporations and promises to solve farmers' issues were made. They were also promised respect in the government if they helped the come to power. What happened to those MoUs," it asked.

The Sena further said the smaller allies have revealed that none of the promises has been honoured by the

"If the MoUs signed with foreign investors meet the same fate, the government will not even be able to recover costs to host the MII event," it said.

The Sena said Maharashtra Advocate General Shreehari Aney, who is "hindering the growth and development of Maharashtra", should be sent to a far-off country like Finland or Tanzania.

"If the CM only succeeds in doing this, will become successful," it said.

The Sena had last week slammed the Advocate General for his comments on farmers' suicides and said he made the Maharashtra government seen "unworthy" in front of the Bombay High Court.

First Published: Mon, February 22 2016. 13:42 IST
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