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MH-COUNCIL-PARICHARAK


PTI mumbai India
Updated: 30-11-2018 23:07 IST

Following opposition from the

ruling ally Shiv Sena, the proposal to allow BJP-backed

legislator Prashant Paricharak in the Maharashtra Legislative

Council was deferred on the last day of the winter session

Friday.

Council chairman Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar stood up to

read out a proposal regarding Paricharak, however Sena's group

leader in the House Anil Parab opposed the move and rushed

towards the chairman's seat.

Nimbalkar then said he would not read out the

proposal.

In March this year, the Sena had moved a motion to

dismiss Paricharak for his objectionable remarks about army

soldiers' wives.

Earlier, he had been suspended from the House when his

remarks kicked up a huge controversy, but the suspension was

later revoked by the government.

"We will continue to oppose his entry in the House,"

said Parab.

Paricharak, a legislator from Solapur, had said during

a campaign for local polls in February 2017 that soldiers

stationed at the border distribute sweets when they become

fathers even when they have been away from home throughout the

year.

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