Maharashtra will be a Congress-Mukt state: BJP leader Chandrakant Patil

Senior BJP leader Chandrakant Patil was appointed as party's new Maharashtra President on Wednesday


After replacing Raosaheb Danve as Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President, senior leader Chandrakant Patil on Wednesday said that it is his main goal to make Maharashtra a “Congress-Mukt” state. Patil is also the revenue minister in the Fadnavis-led government.

While talking to the reporters, Patil informed that they aim to strengthen the relations with their alliance and to get elected on more than 220 seats in the upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections. Patil had asked the party workers to start preparing for the same. 

Patil also took a dig at the newly appointed Congress President and other five working party Presidents in Maharashtra. “Some Congress leaders also want to join BJP and they are welcome,” claimed Patil.

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After winning the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, former Maharashtra BJP President Raosaheb Danve resigned from his post and was replaced by Chandrakant Patil on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Mangal Prabhat Lodha was appointed as party’s Mumbai unit chief. 

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