Following the displeasure of National Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has taken a U-turn on the much-talked-about Bhima Koregaon case. Uddhav Thackeray has mentioned, "The case of Elgar Parishad and the case of Bhima Koregaon are completely different. The case of Bhima-Koregaon is said to Dalit brothers. It can’t be investigated by the Center. It won’t be handed over to the Center, whereas NIA is trying into the case of Elgar Parishad.
Five activists, together with Varvara Rao, Arun Ferreira, Sudha Bhardwaj and Gautam Navlakha, have been picked up by the police after a nationwide raid in August 2018. Police accused him of funding the Elgar Council assembly on December 31, 2017, which allegedly contained inflammatory speeches, sparking violence. <! –
Social employees have been booked underneath IPC and associated sections of the anti-terrorism legislation UAPA.
One died in violent clashes
Thackeray mentioned, "Elgar Parishad and Koregaon-Bhima are two different subjects. The issue of my Dalit brothers is Koregaon-Bhima and I will not give it to the Center. I want to make it clear that there will be no injustice to the Dalit brothers. . " Let us inform you that in a ceremony on January 1, 2018, there have been violent clashes between the Dalit and Maratha teams through which one individual was killed and several other others have been injured.
NCP expressed its displeasure
The Maharashtra authorities just lately handed over the investigation of the Elgar Parishad case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Sharad Pawar, who led Shiv Sena's ally NCP, was publicly sad over the choice. Pawar mentioned on Tuesday that the earlier BJP authorities led by Devendra Fadnavis and the Pune police "misused" its energy within the Elgar Parishad case and the SIT ought to examine the problem.
Demand to arrange SIT
Pawar mentioned that the Center transferred the matter from the state to the NIA, fearing that the reality can be revealed. He mentioned that these lively within the Elgar Council case might be referred to as aggressive, however not anti-national. Last month, he alleged that the Center had submitted an inquiry into the Bhima-Koregaon violence case to the NIA for concern of being busted. He had mentioned that talking out towards injustice will not be Naxalism. It was with this concern that the federal government determined to get the matter investigated by the NIA. Pawar had demanded a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by a retired decide to conduct an inquiry into the Pune Police's motion towards activists within the Elgar Parishad case.