Shetkari Annadata Org accuses PM Modi, BJP of double standards

New Delhi [India], Mar.6 (ANI): The Shetkari Annadata Organisation on Monday accused both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP leaders of adopting double standards when it comes to promoting austerity across the nation.

Speaking to ANI here, Organisation president Jayaji Suryavanshi said, when PM Modi talks about saving every drop of water so that the present drought-like across country is not repeated, on the other hand, one of the ministers used countless water tankers in drought-hit Marathwada region for his son. He was referring to the opulent wedding of the son of Maharashtra Delhi Chief Raosaheb Danve.

The Opposition also criticised the extravagant wedding, terming it as 'unjustified'.

"It's a private matter but spending so much on a wedding function isn't justified in the Marathwada region that has been in the grip of a drought for two years now,"Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil told ANI.

Danve's son wedding was organised at the Jabinda Estate lawns in Aurangabad and was attended by political bigwigs of Maharashtra.

The wedding had a lavish designer sets which resembled like a medieval-era palace. The ceremony was also monitored by police using the drone-mounted camera.

The couple also had a pre-wedding shoot which was equally lavish. (ANI)