Prior to Fadnavis’ visit to Beed, Munde tweets about the disease; says she won’t take calls and meet people

Although BJP leaders Devendra Fadnavis and Pravin Darekar roam the flood-affected areas of Marathwada district, Pankaja Munde, the national secretary of the saffron party, said she would be banned for the next four days due to illness. .

In a tweet, Munde said: “Malaise… tonsillitis and blisters in throat… strict voice rest advised for 2-4 days… impossible to take calls or meet in person.”

While Munde has made it clear that she will not meet or take calls from anyone for the next four days, Fadnavis and Darekar are also on a four-day tour of the Marathwada region to meet with farmers and farmers. residents affected by flooding.

While Fadnavis is the leader of the opposition in the state assembly, Darekar is the leader of the opposition in the state council. The duo will be in Beed, Munde’s home neighborhood, on Monday, but according to her tweet, she will be resting until Tuesday.

Four months ago, when Fadnavis visited Marathwada and undertook a visit to Beed, Munde went to visit other districts. While BJP leaders claim that the two warring BJP members – Munde and Fadnavis – have met, they have not shared a public platform since his defeat in the last legislative elections in 2019. Munde runs Camp Fadnavis responsible for his defeat.

She was angry with Camp Fadnavis again when her sister Preetam Munde, MP, was not included in the recent expansion of the Union Cabinet. However, Fadnavis and Munde refrained from publicly attacking each other.

Asked about Munde’s illness, BJP spokesperson Madhav Bhandari said: “I don’t know if she informed the party about her illness or not, but she has already let the world know that she doesn’t. was not well. Munde is not an employee of the party for which she must seek permission.

Meanwhile, Munde’s close associates said she did not want to be seen with Fadnavis and therefore tried to avoid such situations, although the duo could be seen together at party meetings. “Last time around, she cited an official reason for moving away from Beed when Fadnavis visited. This time, she cited another real reason. By staying away from Fadnavis, she indirectly expressed resentment at the way she and her family were treated. She has not forgotten her defeat either, and her anger has not subsided at the non-inclusion of her sister in the Union cabinet, ”said a close associate.

Meanwhile, Fadnavis said they were visiting Marathwada to assess the situation and highlight the plight of farmers affected by recent rains and floods. “We want to make the government aware of the plight of farmers in Marathwada. Government assistance does not reach them or is slow to arrive. We want to highlight all that is wrong in the rain-affected districts of Marathwada, ”he said.