CM Uddhav Thackeray promises a white paper on the financial status of Maharashtra

MUMBAI: The prime minister said Sunday that he will leave with a white paper on the state's financial status.

Addressing a press conference at Vidhan Bhavan immediately after the two-day special session, he said: “We have asked for an update on the ongoing development work, estimated cost, obstacles, completion time. Then we will decide what should be done with priority and some work that is being done with priority if they are really needed, he said.

Thackeray said his government would not work vengefully.

We will review the bullet train project as if we had not stayed in the subway project, he said.

Hitting on Amitabh Bachchan Thackeray said we don't want a subway so people get to the hospital quickly. “We want people to be healthy and happy. Aarey is not just about trees, it is an ecosystem and only work has been left in the subway shed, ”he said.

There is a great loss of farms due to non-seasonal rains and floods, he said.

He said that when the government had not yet been formed and had traveled several regions, he was the first to demand compensation of Rs 25,000 per hectare.

The opposition leader made a similar demand in the assembly reminding Thackeray that it was also his demand.

Responding to that, Thackeray said: “The opposition should not play games. We hope that Fadnavis meets the Center and helps to get help. I will also meet with the prime minister, ”he said.

The prime minister said that Mumbai and Maharashtra contribute almost 40-45% of total tax revenues to the Center.

“If taxes were exempted for two years, all Maharashtra's debt could be eliminated. We hope the Center helps in these difficult times, ”he said.

Thackeray said Prime Minister Narendra Modi He had called him personally and wished to take office. “I had never dreamed of becoming prime minister. This is completely unexpected. Whatever the responsibilities I have assumed, I have fulfilled them successfully, ”he said.

He said the situation in the state had changed, the government had changed, the political situation had changed. “Fors has become an ally and friends are sitting on the opposition banks. I do not believe in the term opposition, since all the elect have come to solve people's problems. There may be differences of opinion on how this can be done. After all, democracy is about making people's voices heard, ”he said.

PNC Minister without portfolio Chhagan Bhujbal who was also present at the conference said that Thackeray with 169 MLA had demonstrated his majority within 24 hours of having sworn.

“The vote of confidence was made according to the directives of the Supreme Court. The spread chosen unanimously. There is often a delay in the selection of the opposition leader, he made sure that it was done immediately after the speaker's election and also made sure that the opposition leader received the position and the staff, Bhujbal said.

Thackeray said the portfolios would initially be shared between him (the prime minister) and the six ministers. “This is not definitive. Soon there will be an expansion of the cabinet, ”he said.