A notable personality of Indian politics, the former chief minister of Maharashtra and member of Rajya Sabha, Sharad Govindrao Pawar has revoked his resignation from the post of part president after senior party leaders passed a resolution to reject it.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar said, “My supporters and voters have been with me for so many years, so I cannot reject their sentiments. I am moved by the love and the trust in me. I’m revoking my decision to retire from the post.”
Sharad Pawar further added, “I can’t disrespect your sentiments. Due to your love, I’m respecting the demand that was made to me to withdraw my resignation and the resolution that was passed by senior NCP leaders. I withdraw my decision to step down as the national president of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).”
Addressing a press conference, Sharad Pawar said, “The decision by senior NCP leaders’ committee was informed to me and I respect it. I withdraw my decision of resigning from the post.”
Sharad Pawar’s resignation came as a shock to the party workers as shock. After getting to know about the workers decision Pawar gave his decision a second thought and withdrawn his resignation.
This incident came in news on Friday, 5th May, days after Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar declared his resignation from a pivotal post of the party.
Praful Patel, a senior party leader and committee convenor said, “The committee has passed a resolution unanimously. It says NCP president and Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Pawar’s resignation has been unanimously rejected. It recommends that Sharad Pawar should remain at the post as party president.”
The committee, which includes Ajit Pawar, Supriya Sule, former Union leader Praful Patel and Bhujbal has rejected the resignation of Sharad Pawar who quit the post of the party president in a surprise move this week.
Pawar, a Rajya Sabha MP and one of the stalwarts of the Opposition had said he was stepping down as NCP chief but was not retiring from public life.
The announcement came amid speculation that Ajit Pawar and some MLAs may join hands with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, though the former deputy chief minister has refuted such talk by claiming he will be with the NCP till he is alive.