5 major controversies during tenure of Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari

By: FPJ Web Desk | January 23, 2023

Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has decided to step down

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He said he has requested PM Modi to relieve him of his duty

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Here are five major controversies Koshyari courted during his tumultuous career

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In November last, Koshyari called Maratha emperor Shivaji "an icon of the olden days"

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In July last year, he faced flack after saying if Gujaratis and Rajasthanis are taken out of Maharashtra, it will have no money left.

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In March 2022, Koshyari mocked social reformers Savitribai and Jyotirao Phule for "getting married at a young age".

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Koshyari faced anger from MVA govt after he did not fill 12 vacant seats in the state Legislative Council from his quota.

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In November 2019, Koshyari hurriedly administered oath of office to Devendra Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar early morning.

ANI