Eknath Khadse resigns amid charges of corruption

Wiki Editor 2016-06-06 Political
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Eknath Khadse is the first personality in BJP since the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah combine took over crawling zero-tolerance in terms of corruption.

Eknath Khadse, the revenue minister in the BJP-led government in Maharashtra, he submitted his regnation to Chief Minister  Devendra Fadnavis  today after India Today Television aired a series of investigative reports regarding the links with Dawood Ibrahim and his involvement land scam.

Eknath Khadse is the first personality in BJP since the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah combine took over crawling zero-tolerance in terms of corruption.

May 21: India today was taken into light with the help of an ethical hacker that Eknath Khadse was on the most dialled list of Dawood Ibrahim's international call list. According to hacker’s report 4 phone numbers were registered in the name of gangster’s wife wife Mehjabeen Shaikh.

May 22: Khadse accepted that the telephone number in question was registered in his name but said he never spoke to the fugitive gangster or any of his family members. But the phone bills (021- 3587****) debunked Khadse's defence, provided exact call details and duration of conversations between Khadse and Dawood. Later, Maharashtra government ordered a probe into whether phone calls were made from the telephone number registered at the gangster's residence in Karachi.

June 4: With his position becoming untenable after the central leadership sent a clear and stern message, the 64-year-old veteran from north Maharashtra drove this morning to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's official residence to offer his resignation.

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