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My main aim is the creation of Vidarbha: Shreehari Aney

Interview with Former advocate general of Maharashtra

Shrihari Aney
Shrihari Aney

Shreehari Aney, who stepped down as advocate general of Maharashtra recently, tells Sanjay Jog he has launched a movement for a separate Vidarbha state and a Marathwada state. What prompted you to resign? The decision to resign was based on two factors: conflict of duty or interest; and institutional stability. As advocate general (AG) of Maharashtra, I found it difficult to defend the state in areas relating to problems in agriculture, water and cattle feed; for its failure to complete irrigation projects; and for the siphoning off of funds. I found the bureaucracy reluctant to ...