Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
donald trump india visit
donald trump india visit
News18 » Politics
1-min read

Congress Leader Ashok Chavan Downplays 'Written Undertaking' Remark, Says All Well

Ashok Chavan said his remark was related to the Common Minimum Programme (CMP) worked out by the Shiv Sena, the NCP and the Congress, constituents of the ruling coalition, and emphasised that their 'government's is doing well'.

PTI

Updated:January 28, 2020, 10:13 PM IST
facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp
Congress Leader Ashok Chavan Downplays 'Written Undertaking' Remark, Says All Well
File image of Congress leader Ashok Chavan. (Image: PTI)

Mumbai: A day after his"written undertaking from the Shiv Sena" remark created a flutter in Maharashtra's political circles, minister and Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Tuesday said media reports in this regard do not convey the fact and that he didn't speak against anyone.

Chavan said his remark was related to the Common Minimum Programme (CMP) worked out by the Shiv Sena, the NCP and the Congress, constituents of the ruling coalition, and emphasised that their "government's is doing well".

"I had talked about the CMP. The three parties had come together to prepare it. It is a written document. I had spoken in that context," Chavan asserted.

"But the media reports do not convey the fact. I did not speak against anyone. The government is doing well. 'Ham saath saath hai' (we are all together)," said the Congress leader, who holds the public works portfolio in the Sena-led government that completed two months in office on Tuesday.

Chavan had caused a furore, saying Congress president Sonia Gandhi had sought a "written undertaking" from the Sena that the new government in Maharashtra would work within the ambit of the Constitution.

The former chief minister had made the remarks on Sunday at a meeting in Nanded, his home district in the Marathwada region.

In November last year, the Sena broke its alliance with the BJP and joined hands with the Congress and the NCP, its ideological opponents, to form government under the leadership of Uddhav Thackeray.

The three parties worked out a CMP to serve as the guiding principle for the Maha Vikas Aghadi government.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results