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BJP govt worse than Nizam, says Sena MP Sanjay Raut

Press Trust of India  |  Aurangabad 

In a blistering attack, Shiv Sena's MP today said the BJP-led governments at the Centre and in were worse than the government of Nizam.

Nizam was the former Muslim ruler of the princely state of Aurangabad and some parts of were a part of this state in the past.

"government is the father of Nizam's government," Raut told a party function here.

is in alliance with both in the state and the Centre.

Raut also took a swipe at the foreign tours of Prime Minister Modi.

"Whenever we ask anybody about the PM, we learn that he is in Switzerland, in London, France, or elsewhere," he said.

During the campaigning for Assembly elections in West Bengal, and other states where has very little presence, Modi addressed dozens of rallies but he did not have time to visit and see the plight of the drought-struck Marathwada, said Raut.

If the Prime Minister was serious about the problems of farmers, he should come and see the situation in Marathwada, he said.

Without naming BJP leader Eknath Khadse, who had to resign from the state cabinet over allegations of corruption, Raut said had earlier stated that BJP had many "bubbles" which would soon burst. "Recently one of the bubbles burst," he said.

First Published: Thu, June 09 2016. 00:22 IST