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Subhash Desai offers to resign, CM says no

DNMUM394459 | 8/13/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :307 | Mumbai

Oppn says Industries Min’s resignation is ‘damage control exercise’

Mumbai: After Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis ordered an independent inquiry in Minister for Industries Subhash Desai’s alleged corruption of land denotification and allottment, the minister on Saturday morning offered his resignation. Fadnavis, however, refused to accept his resignation.
State Opposition leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil termed Desai’s offer as a “damage control exercise” by Shiv Sena. Leader of Opposition in legislative council Dhananjay Munde said the government has proved that it is a “corrupt government”.
While the Assembly witnessed high drama over allegations against Desai and Housing Minister Prakash Mehta, Fadnavis announced inquiries against both of them on the last day of the Assembly’s monsoo
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