Maharashtra BJP Chief Chandrakant Patil Stirs Controversy, Says ' Country Will Run According to Hindu Majority'
Chandrakant Patil (Photo Credits: ANI)

Pune, August 23: Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Chandrakant Patil stirred controversy during an award distribution ceremony for National Ganesha Festival in Pune. The function was held on Tuesday, August 20. The Maharashtra Revenue Minister said that India will run according to the Hindu majority population. Chandrakant Patil's Rs 1,000 for Spotting Potholes Promise Goes Viral as Maharashtra Minister Sets New Deadline For Smooth Roads.

The Maharashtra minister said, “Country will run according to what Hindu Majority says. If they think they want to see theatrical work (in Ganesha festival) at 12 pm, arrangements may be done.” He further added that the administration would not create a problem for devotees as its officials are also Hindus. Chandrakant Patil Becomes Maha BJP Chief, Lodha to Head Mumbai Unit.

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Patil stated, “The administrators are also Hindu, they also go out with their families to celebrate Ganesha festival. There shouldn't be a feeling that administration only wants to create problems for us.”

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Meanwhile, on Friday, the Maharashtra BJP chief blamed the previous Congress-NCP government for the floods in Sangli and Kolhapur. According to Patil, the height of the Almatti dam was increased by the previous state government.