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Congress forced Ashok Chavan to contest Lok Sabha polls, claims BJP's Vinod Tawde


Congress forced Ashok Chavan to contest Lok Sabha polls, claims BJP's Vinod Tawde

Mumbai, Mar 30 (ANI): While speaking to ANI on Maharashtra Congress president Ashok Chavan has been forced to contest the ensuing Lok Sabha elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde said, "Congress internal clashes have escalated to such a level that their convenor came here to intervene from the centre. Ashok Chavan was trying to field his wife for the Lok Sabha poll as he was willing to take part in the state politics.

However, party has given him the ticket to contest the elections." He claimed that Former Maharashtra chief minister and senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan was filled with happiness after the party announced Ashok's name for the general elections. "The happiest person is Prithviraj Chavan as Ashok Chavan has gone to Delhi.

VK Patil has been sidelined. So now, he will have single-handed leadership in Maharashtra," he added.

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