“We too needed to go to BJP. He (referring to somebody from the Opposition sitting subsequent to him on stage) requested why did I be a part of the BJP. I advised him to ask his chief why I went to BJP. ….The whole lot is easy-going and peaceable (in BJP). I get sound sleep as there aren’t any inquiries,” PTI quoted him as saying at an occasion in Maval in Pune district.
The comment got here on Wednesday, the day CP chief Sharad Pawar alleged the misuse of the Central agencies just like the CBI, ED, and NCB to focus on the Opposition.
A day later, as his remark went viral, Patil was quoted as “clarifying” he didn’t imply that being within the BJP was the best way to maintain protected from central businesses.
He mentioned he did not particularly point out anyone, NDTV reported, and that he joined the BJP as a result of he was denied a ticket that was promised to him.