Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief and the occasion’s Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut on Saturday met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan.
Later, Raut mentioned that it was a courtesy name that lasted for round 40 minutes and there have been no variations between Sena and the Governor.
Raut, who met Koshyari after the tussle between the Governor and Uddhav Thackeray led-Maha Vikas Aghadi, comprising the ruling coalition of the Sena, Nationalist Congress Get together (NCP), and the Congress, over the federal government formation final yr, remarked that the relations between the 2 are like father and son.
“The relations between the Governor and chief minister Thackeray are cordial and so they respect one another. There’re no variations between the 2. Their relationship is sort of a father-son duo,” Raut advised media individuals.
Later, Raj Bhavan authorities additionally tweeted about Raut’s courtesy name.
The assembly assumes significance as Raut had criticised the Governor for the delay in appointing Thackeray as Maharashtra CM after the MVA unanimously elected him as its chief on November 26, 2019.
The Governor on Friday had taken exception to the upper and technical training minister and Shiv Sena chief Uday Samant’s letter to the College Grants Fee (UGC), urging it to not conduct the ultimate yr examinations for faculty and college college students due to the unprecedented coronavirus illness (Covid-19) outbreak.
Governor Koshyari urged the CM to resolve the difficulty of holding examinations within the bigger pursuits of the scholars amid hypothesis that the incident is the most recent level of friction between the MVA and Raj Bhawan.
Raut, nonetheless, tried to downplay the Samant’s UGC letter row. “The letter is the minister’s private opinion. Whereas the Governor can be entitled to his personal opinion. The difficulty might be resolved quickly,” he added.