Chief Minister Ashok Chavan may accept accommodated because of allegations of him actuality complex in the Adarsh association scam, but Congress leaders said acerbity adjoin his appearance of activity had been architecture up over a aeon of time. This, accompanying with chicane by rivals camps aural the affair adjoin him and the Adarsh issue, area flats were allocated to his ancestors in the arguable association amid in Cuffe Parade, is said to accept led to his adjournment aloof canicule afterwards he completed a year in appointment in his additional term.
Chavan was bent in a ability attempt with rivals in the affair such as his antecedent and Union Heavy Industries Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and Revenue Minister Narayan Rane, and Congress assembly said the battling camps had upped their ante adjoin Chavan afterwards the Adarsh altercation broke.
"This abandonment was not alone because of the Adarsh issue. There was annoyance amid ministers and MLAs over his behavior," said a Congress functionary, alleging that Chavan's appearance of activity had rankled abounding in his affair and the NCP as he reportedly kept decisions on files beatific by ministers awaiting afar from assignment in the constituencies of legislators.
He added that admitting the accommodation to axe Chavan for irregularities in the Adarsh affair may accept been taken earlier, the Congress aerial command may accept absitively to delay afore announcement the move as "it would accept beatific a amiss bulletin of (US Admiral Barack) Obama was accustomed by a babysitter CM".
"The accommodation had to be taken in the amid aeon amid Obama's appointment and the Parliament session," said addition Congress baton and above legislator, abacus that accepting Chavan's abandonment on the actual aboriginal day of the affair would accept helped edgeless the bend of the opposition. "This was the pretext. There was some dissatisfaction. It seems no one (from the affair aerial command) came alternating to save him," the baton added.
Congress leaders additionally altercate about how Chavan, who had to face a almost weaker activity Shiv Sena-BJP, was actuality apparent as addition who was accidental appear babyminding like his antecedent Vilasrao Deshmukh.
The Deshmukh and Chavan camps had been at loggerheads back the aftermost few months with Deshmukh acquaintance and MLC Ulhas Pawar adopting the affair of why no activity had been taken adjoin affair dissidents like Shalinitai Vikhe Patil, the wife of Transport Minister Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil. Shalinitai had defeated Congress appointee Satyajit Tambe, the nephew of Agriculture Minister Balasaheb Thorat, who is a Deshmukh loyalist, to be adopted as the admiral of the Ahmednagar zilla parishad.