Mumbai: Controversy arose when Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari said, “If there were no Gujaratis and Rajasthanis, there would be no money in Mumbai.”
The Governor attended the inauguration of a building set up in Andheri, Mumbai. At that time, he had said, “If there are no Gujaratis and Rajasthanis in Maharashtra, there will be no money. Especially in Mumbai and Thane, there will be no money.”
Governor Koshiyari had said this while praising the business contribution of the Rajasthani, Marwari and Gujarati communities.
He said that not only Maharashtra but also many countries like Nepal and Mauritius will benefit from this community. Gujaratis and Rajasthanis do not only do business wherever they go. He also said that they are helping schools and hospitals by giving huge amount.
Many members of the Congress and Shiv Sena parties have expressed their opposition to his speech. Shiv Sena MP says Governor Koshiyari has insulted the hardworking Marathas. Sanjay Raut said. The Shiv Sena party is raising its voice that the Governor should apologize.
Sanjay Raut said Marathas have been insulted continuously since the appointment of BJP supporter Bhagat Singh Koshiyari as the Governor of Maharashtra.
Congress leaders Jairam Ramesh. Sachin Sawant shared a video of the Governor’s speech and opined that he should not have spoken like this.