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The importance of being Sharad Pawar

For no other politician have the lines kahin pe nigaahen, kahin pe nishana been more apt

Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar with Sunil Tatkare during a press conference after a meeting with Congress President Sonia Gandhi | Photo: PTI

Aditi Phadnis New Delhi
Sharad Pawar refuses to go away. He was moved enough to write a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the conduct of Maharashtra Governor B S Koshyari that he found “shocking and surprising”, after Mr Koshyari had written to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray asking him if he was still a Hindutva votary and why re-opening of temples was delayed.
Mr Thackeray’s reply (“I don’t need lessons on Hinduvta from you”) was reminiscent of a retort by a rude 14-year old. But Mr Pawar’s complaint evoked some thought: What was he really trying to do? Distance himself pointedly from
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First Published: Oct 22 2020 | 11:37 PM IST

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