Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis apologises for holding up traffic
A day after traffic policemen stalled movement of public vehicles to make way for his convoy, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today expressed regret for the inconvenience caused.
Mumbai: A day after traffic policemen stalled movement of public vehicles to make way for his convoy, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today expressed regret for the inconvenience caused to people and insisted that he shuns VIP culture.
Traffic policemen outside the venue of a function at NSCI club here stopped vehicles of the public to make way for the CM's convoy yesterday. Members of the club were even denied entry as the CM was present inside the premises.
Fadnavis said, "My sincere apologies to those who were stopped by the police unnecessarily. People in the state have always seen me stopping at traffic signals."
"I would make inquiry into the NSCI incident... unless there is an emergency or real threat perception inputs, police shouldn't trouble people," he tweeted.
"I don't believe in VIP culture," he said.
The BJP leaders have termed the MVA government in the state as brutal for booking Lok Sabha MP Navneet Rana and her MLA husband Ravi Rana in a sedition case
A fine of Rs 11,000 was also imposed on the convict
The union minister, who was addressing a rally organised by the Brahmin community, said a lot of casteism has come into politics and there should be a leader who can keep communities together