Faced with charges of corruption in a Pune land deal and alleged phone calls to fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse, finally resigned on June 4.
Former Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse dailyhunt
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation jcmc
Khadse hails from Jalgaon district and had won from the Muktainagar constituency in the 2014 Maharashtra Assembly polls.
Congress workers protest against Eknath Khadse in Thane deccanchronicle
Serious allegation were put against Khadse in the under-valued land deal in Bhosari involving his wife and son-in-law in April this year. Moreover, other major allegations of corruption and misuse of office were enough to warrant investigation.
According to insiders, corporators loyal to Khadse felt that “the party had done injustice on Khadse” and that “the party did not support him”.