Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari was scheduled to journey by a state authorities aircraft to Dehradun in Uttarakhand on Thursday, however permission was not granted for the flight, sources mentioned.
The governor later took a industrial flight to journey to Dehradun, they mentioned.
When requested about it, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar informed reporters right here that he had no clue and can have the ability to remark after gathering data.
Nonetheless, the opposition BJP in the state demanded an apology from the Uddhav Thackeray-led authorities over this.
In line with the sources, Koshyari was to depart for Dehradun from Mumbai at 10 am.
The governor has to attend a programme in Mussoorie on Friday. He was scheduled to go to Dehradun first and from there, he was to journey to Mussoorie, the sources mentioned.
“Accordingly, a state authorities aircraft was booked earlier. However, the permission didn’t come until the final second,” a supply claimed.
“Usually, governors don’t watch for the permission to come back. He sat within the plane. The pilot then mentioned the permission was not given but,” the supply mentioned.
The governor’s workplace later booked a seat in a non-public plane and he left for Dehradun at round 12.15 pm, the sources mentioned.
When requested about it, state Deputy CM Ajit Pawar mentioned, “I’ve no clue about this…I’ll take particulars on reaching the Mantralaya (state secretariat) and solely then will have the ability to say something.”
In the meantime, former Maharashtra minister and senior BJP leaderSudhir Mungantiwar mentioned the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA-comprising the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress) authorities ought to apologise for “insulting” the governor.
If the state authorities has purposefully denied permission, it’s a “blot” on the state’s status, he mentioned.
“If this embarrassment is just not intentional, then the state authorities ought to droop the official who didn’t situation the flying permission in time to the governor,” he mentioned.
The federal government ought to apologise and keep away from additional escalation of the difficulty, Mungantiwar mentioned.
Notably, state Congress chief Nana Patole on Wednesday mentioned the MVA authorities has determined to maneuver court docket over the ‘delay’ by the governor within the appointment of nominated members to the Legislative Council.
The Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress coalition authorities had really helpful 12 names for appointment to the Council beneath the governor’s quota to Koshyari within the first week of November final 12 months.
Nonetheless, BJP chief and former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday mentioned it was the governor’s prerogative to approve or reject names really helpful by the state authorities.