In News: Pankaja Munde Breaks Silence Over Scam Allegations

Maharashtra BJP minister Pankaja Munde says allegations against her in the alleged scam are politically motivated. 

Updated01 Jul 2015, 11:55 AM IST
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Maharashtra Women and Child Development Minister Pankaja Munde has finally spoken about the allegations surrounding a Rs 206 crore scam.

Five Things Pankaja Munde Said in Her Defence

– I have decided to speak out to give the true picture after various stories have appeared in newspapers and TV channels about the so-called scam.

– I was following the same pricing as the contractors and the same procedure as my predecessors from the Congress-NCP leadership.

– After the documents alleging wrongdoing were submitted to the Chief Minister, he examined them and concluded that I have done no wrong.

– I have personally given a clarification to the Chief Secretary. The equipment purchased was necessary to fight against malnutrition in Maharashtra.

– The allegations against me are politically motivated.

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Published: 01 Jul 2015, 09:14 AM IST

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