MUMBAI: The BJP government did not give a clean chit to Ajit Pawar in the irrigation scam, said BJP MLA Ashish Shelar on Tuesday.
Addressing a presser on the sidelines of the party’s state executive committee meeting, Shelar said a resolution had been moved by him against criminalisation of politics in the state.
When mediapersons raised queries on whether people should take BJP’s fight against corruption seriously, considering it fought the 2014 elections on the issue of the irrigation scam by highlighting Ajit Pawar’s role and then in 2019 the short-lived Devendra Fadnavis-Ajit Pawar government gave Ajit a clean chit in the same scam, Shelar said, “BJP has not given Ajit Pawar a clean chit in the irrigation scam.The issue is sub-judice and is also being investigated by CBI,” he said.

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