The row over the Maharashtra authorities’s plug to commerce the title of Aurangabad refused to subside with AIMIM overtly castigating NCP patriarch Sharad Pawar. Talking to the media on July 10, Sharad Pawar claimed that the Uddhav Thackeray-led Cabinet decided to rename Aurangabad and Osmanabad as Sambhajinagar and Dharashiv respectively without prior consultation. Moreover, he wired that this used to be now now not an component of Maha Vikas Aghadi’s Overall Minimum Programme. Nonetheless, AIMIM MP Imtiaz Jaleel dubbed this assertion “comical”.
He highlighted that NCP ministers Jayant Patil and Dhananjay Munde moreover to Ashok Chavan and Balasaheb Thorat of Congress hadn’t antagonistic the proposal no topic being most up-to-date within the Cabinet meeting. Jaleel used to be quoted as announcing by PTI, “Pawar is aware of the of us of Aurangabad agree with now now not loved the renaming resolution. This is the reason he has come right here (Aurangabad) to clarify his social gathering’s stand”.
Asserting that the AIMIM used to be opposing renaming Aurangabad from an economic level of view, he acknowledged, “There are heaps of of us that are making it a Hindu-Muslim drawback. Here is now now not about Hindus and Muslims. A individual’s identity is linked to the metropolis. While you happen to commerce the title, what amount of money will likely be spent on this? I even agree with researched myself. If the title of a petite metropolis is modified, it prices a minimal of Rs.500 crore. A secretary in Delhi advised me that altering the title of a mid-stage metropolis esteem Aurangabad will put aside a burden of Rs.1000 crore on the authorities.”
“In the event that they commerce the title of Aurangabad, I would possibly agree with to commerce my Aadhaar card, PAN card, passport, identity card and the board of my store. You are going to agree with to stand in a queue. It’s now now not the case that Pawar Sahab, Ashok Chavan Sahab, or Uddhav Sahab are assuring that no one can agree with to stand in a queue as we now agree with taken this resolution,” Jaleel elaborated.
#WATCH | Maharashtra: Altering the title of Aurangabad will put aside a burden of around Rs 1000 crores on the govt. Here is handiest to commerce the paperwork of the authorities division. Overall of us agree with to plug thru a burden of plenty of thousand crores: AIMIM MP Imtiaz Jaleel (11.07) pic.twitter.com/hr17HeSxBF
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The quiz for renaming Aurangabad
Aurangabad used to be a excellent Mughal metropolis within the Deccan enviornment and derives its title from the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. On the loads of hand, Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj, the son of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, used to be tortured to loss of life by Aurangzeb. In 1995, a proposal used to be handed within the Aurangabad Municipal Company to rename the metropolis to Sambhajinagar. Nonetheless, it used to be challenged by Congress corporator Mushtaq Ahmed within the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court docket. As his plea used to be rejected by the HC, Ahmed moved the Supreme Court docket which stayed the direction of of renaming the metropolis.
By the plot, it used to be Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray who had publicly promised to rename Aurangabad in August 2015. Welcoming the Recent Delhi Municipal Council’s resolution to rename Aurangzeb Motorway in Delhi as Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Motorway, Thackeray known as for Aurangabad to be renamed as Sambhajinagar. He assured that requisite resolutions would possibly per chance be handed in this regard as Shiv Sena used to be in vitality each at the Centre and in Maharashtra.