The Marathwada area of Maharashtra lacks good railway community as a result of it was as soon as underneath the Nizam’s rule, Union Minister of State for Railways Raosaheb Danve stated in Aurangabad on Tuesday. He was talking after laying the inspiration stone for a coach upkeep facility.
“The explanation for the poor railway community in Marathwada is that this area was underneath the Nizam and never underneath British rule. The Nizam didn’t want railway,” he stated.
Marathwada was a part of the princely state of Hyderabad earlier than Independence.
The Narendra Modi-led Union authorities will enhance the railway community within the area, the BJP chief assured.
Danve’s assertion drew flak from native Lok Sabha member and All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Imtiaz Jaleel. “The Nizam left 70 years in the past and Danve remains to be taking his title and crying. The federal government introduced a facelift for Aurangabad railway station however what’s its use when there aren’t any trains,” he stated.
“We have been anticipating the announcement of extra trains for north India and different areas,” Jaleel stated.
Danve additionally stated in his speech that he has “wholesome and pleasant relations” with Jaleel who belongs to the AIMIM “however looks as if he’s a BJP man.” To which the latter stated, “I’m with AIMIM and can stay with it. I shall not commit the sin of becoming a member of the BJP.”