The problem this time is the legislation and order within the state within the gentle of the brutal Sakinaka rape and murder incident.
A 34-year-old girl was allegedly raped inside a stationary tempo parked on the roadside within the Sakinaka space in Mumbai earlier this month. The accused, a 45-year-old man, brutalised the sufferer by inserting a rod in her personal components. The girl died throughout remedy at a hospital.
After the horrific incident, governor BS Koshyari wrote a letter asking the state authorities to convene a particular session of the meeting.
On Monday, the chief minister responded to the letter taking swipes on the governor citing the legislation and order figures in some BJP-ruled states together with Koshiyari’s house state of Uttarakhand.
Uddhav urged the governor to request the Centre to name a session of Parliament to debate points regarding the security of girls and rising assaults on them.
Uddhav Thackeray in his letter mentioned that the governor was setting a foul precedent.
“I can perceive your emotions for calling a particular session of the Maharashtra meeting towards the backdrop of the Sakinaka incident in Mumbai. Your soul is of a political employee. Nonetheless, the directions given by you could possibly stoke a brand new controversy,” Thackeray wrote.
He said that such “directions” by the governor are damaging to the democratic parliamentary procedures.
“It’s damaging to parliamentary democratic procedures that governor additionally makes the identical demand being made by those that are opposing the state authorities. The state is taking agency steps to curb such incidents,” the CM said.
The chief minister then went on to quote crime figures from some BJP-ruled states.
“Uttarakhand, your property state, is also called Devbhoomi. The federal government knowledge exhibits that assaults on girls have been elevated by 150 per cent. Can a particular session be known as there?” Thackeray requested.
He wrote that 14,229 girls had gone lacking in neighbouring Gujarat within the final two years.
“The Gujarat police report says that at the very least 14 girls each day face rape or sexual assault. Going by such excessive numbers, Gujarat would want at the very least a month-long session.
Regardless of many assaults on girls in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP has not made any demand for a particular session,” Thackeray said.
This isn’t the primary time that the 2 have been engaged in a letter conflict.
Final yr, the governor had written a letter to the CM demanding the instant re-opening of locations of worship and mockingly requested if Uddhav Thackeray had turned “secular”.
The chief minister had responded by questioning the governor’s perception in secularism and mentioned “Is not secularism a key element of the Structure, by which you swore whereas taking oath because the state governor?”
(With inputs from PTI)