Farmer wants to be Maha CM till Sena-BJP row on top post ends Aurangabad, Oct 31 (PTI) A farmer from Beed districtin Maharashtra wants to be Chief Minister till the ruling BJPand the Shiv Sena resolve their differences over power-sharing and formation of the next government.
The farmer, Srikant Vishnu Gadale, a resident ofVadmauli in Kej taluka, has expressed this wish in a lettersubmitted to the office of Beed collector on Thursday.
He wrote in the letter, 'The Shiv Sena and the BJP areyet to resolve their issue regarding the post of ChiefMinister which was raised after the 2019 assembly electionresults.
'Natural calamities (unseasonal rains) have hamperedready-to-harvest crops in the state. The farmers are tenseover these calamities.' 'At a time when farmers are suffering, the Shiv Senaand the BJP are unable to resolve the issue of holding ChiefMinister's post.
'Hence, till the issue is resolved, the governorshould hand over the responsibility of Chief Minister's postto me,' Gadale said.
'I will solve the problems of farmers and give themjustice,' he said.
The farmer also wrote that if the administration doesnot take note of his letter, he would protest through'democratic means'.
The Shiv Sena is demanding the post of Chief Ministerfor 2.5 years and 50:50 division of portfolios.
Both these demands have been rejected by the BJP whichhas insisted that Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis willcontinue in the post for the next five years. PTI AWRSY RSY