New Delhi: As President Draupadi Murmu accepted the resignation of Bhagat Singh Koshyari as the Governor of Maharashtra, Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) MLA Aaditya Thackeray on Sunday (February 12, 2023) said that “it is a big victory for the state”. Is”.
“Big win for Maharashtra! The anti-Maharashtra governor’s resignation has finally been accepted,” he said in a tweet.
Former Maharashtra minister, Junior Thackeray said, “He continuously insulted Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, Mahatma Jyotiba Pule and Savitri Bai Phule, our constitution, assembly and democratic ideals, he cannot be accepted as governor.”
Big win for Maharashtra!
Resignation of anti-Maharashtra governor finally accepted!
He, who constantly insulted Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, Mahatma Jyotiba Phule & Savitri bai Phule, our Constitution, Assembly & democratic ideals, cannot be accepted as a Governor! — Aaditya Thackeray (@AUThackeray) February 12, 2023
Some of Koshyari’s statements had courted controversy, leading to the state Raj Bhavan announcing last month that he wanted to step down.
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Addressing a gathering in November last year, Koshyari had said that Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was an “icon of yesteryear” and personalities from Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar to Nitin Gadkari were modern icons of the state.
Uddhav Thackeray, when he was chief minister of Maharashtra, also accused Koshyari of being hyperactive, and pointed out that the governor had not filled 12 vacant seats in the state legislative council despite the state government’s recommendation.
During this, Jharkhand Governor Ramesh Bais has been made in place of Koshyari.,