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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Maha alliance on rocks as Ajit quits

Deputy Chief Minister Ajit PawarA major political crisis looms large over the Maharashtra government with the NCP playing the “resignation card” to foil Congress plans to put it in the dock over a scam in irrigation projects.

Deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar said he was quitting all ministerial posts on Tuesday in the wake of corruption allegations. After this, 19 other NCP ministers also sent their resignations to state NCP chief Madhukar Pichad.

This is UPA-2’s most serious crisis after the Trinamul Congress’ recent exit.

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