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.
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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