Karnataka Chief Minister’s Sturdy Remarks On Border Row With Maharashtra
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai mentioned Maharashtra is taking part in politics over border row
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has strongly condemned a decision moved within the meeting of neighbouring Maharashtra, resolving to guard the state’s pursuits amid a border row between the 2 states the place the BJP is in energy.
Karnataka, too, just lately handed a decision on the border row with Maharashtra.
The Maharashtra decision mentioned there are 865 Marathi-speaking villages, and “each inch of those villages will likely be introduced into Maharashtra”, together with Belagavi.
Reacting to Maharashtra’s newest transfer, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai mentioned there isn’t a provision for the decision they (Maharashtra leaders) have handed.
“They’re scary and threatening to divide us. We condemn this. Many many years have handed because the State Reorganisation Act was handed (in 1956). Individuals in each states stay in concord,” Mr Bommai mentioned.
“Maharashtra is taking part in politics. And passing such a decision is only a political gimmick. We stand by our choices. Not a single inch of Karnataka will go to Maharashtra. We’ll proceed to guard the curiosity of Kannada individuals, in Karnataka and Kannada-speaking neighborhood outdoors the border,” Mr Bommai mentioned.
“When the case is pending in Supreme Court docket, why did they move such a decision? Our decision is totally different from theirs. Our decision says we is not going to let go of our Karnataka (land), whereas they are saying wish to snatch it from us. When the case is pending in Supreme Court docket, there is not any that means to the decision. We consider within the Supreme Court docket,” the Karnataka Chief Minister mentioned.
The Maharashtra decision asserted that 865 villages, together with “each inch of Belgaum, Karwar, Bidar, Nipani, Bhalki” will likely be a part of the state.
Uddhav Thackeray’s Shiv Sena faction chief Sanjay Raut had on December 21 stoked controversy with a China parallel. “We’ll enter Karnataka like China has entered the nation,” he mentioned.
The Uddhav Thackeray-led Sena, which was ousted from energy in June, has been attacking the Eknath Shinde-led Maharashtra authorities, accusing it of not taking a stronger stand towards Karnataka.
Belagavi, which has a big Marathi-speaking inhabitants and was initially part of the Bombay presidency that made approach to Maharashtra, is the epicentre of the row. Karnataka additionally claims the south Solapur and Akkalkote areas of Maharashtra, which have a sizeable Kannada-speaking inhabitants.
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