State Congress spokesperson Sachin Sawant
State Congress spokesperson Sachin Sawant

Congress on Tuesday slammed leader of opposition Devendra Fadnavis and other BJP legislators for their decision to boycott the proceedings in the legislature and hold a parallel monsoon session at the entrance of the Vidhan Bhavan to protest against the suspension of 12 legislators.

The Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee chief spokesman Sachin Sawant in a tweet said, ‘’BJP’s demeanor is truly disgusting. Yesterday we saw abuses, threatening and manhandling. How can they use mike and speakers for their protest in precinct of Legislature? Complete disregard for constitutional obligations and democratic norms! @Dev_Fadnavis ji’s winking says everything.’’ He also shared a video of Fadnavis’s interaction with media in which Fadnavis winks.

Fadnavis reiterated that the suspension of 12 legislators was based on a fabricated story and on false charges.

The 12 suspended BJP MLAs included Sanjay Kute, Ashish Shelar, Abhimanyu Pawar, Girish Mahajan, Atul Bhatkhalkar, Parag Alavani, Harish Pimpale, Yogesh Sagar, Jay Kumar Rawat, Narayan Kuche, Ram Satpute and Bunty Bhangdia.

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