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NCP strives to defend Patel, Munde ahead of Maha polls

DNMUM437642 | 6/13/2019 | Author : Sanjay Jog | WC :426 | Politics & Governance

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which turned 20 on June 10, faces a major crisis as two of its senior leaders face inquiries and court battle ahead of the ensuing Maharashtra Assembly polls likely in September. Former Union civil aviation minister Praful Patel had appeared at the Enforcement Directorate for two consecutive days for questioning in connection with a money-laundering probe related to losses suffered by Air India as part of a multi-crore scam.
On the other hand, the Bombay High Court has directed the police to file a case against the leader of opposition in the state Council Dhananjay Munde in connection with alleged illegal purchase of government land in Beed district in the underdeveloped Marathwada region. Both thes
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