MUMBAI: Months after filing of the FIR which named Sambhaji Bhide also as the master mind behind Bhima Koregaon riots along with Milind Ekbote , CM of Maharashtra Fadnavis came out with a new statement in the state assembly which will certainly spark fresh wave of protests and anger among Dalit leaders and masses .
Bahujan Republican Party leader Adv. Prakash Ambedkar has reacted reacted sharply against the statement given by CM in the state assembly.
CM Fadnavis said that there has not been single evidence against Sambha ji Bhide in Bhima Koregaon Park riots but still investigation is continuing.
Only on Monday this week, RPI leader Adv. Prakash Ambedkar led a huge Morcha at Azad Maidan .He issued an ultimatum to the government that if it does not take action within eight days, Dalits will resort to the next course of their agitation.
CM has clearly indicated that police will not take action against the Maratha leader so the ground for the battle has been laid , it is said , over demand of arrest the controversial Maratha leader who is said to be having very close relations with PM Modi .
Reacting to the statement of Cm virtually giving clean chit to Sambha ji Bhide , BHARUP leader adv. Prakash Ambedkar said that although Sambhaji Bhide was not physically involved in riots but due to his provocation and incitement such riots happened .
Adv. Praksah Ambedkar said that Sabhaji Bhide is accused of inciting the Bhima Koregaon violence and his provocative statements were responsible for riots .He also alleged that those involved in riots were raising the slogans of sambha ji Bhide .
He said that our demand has been that on such lines an impartial police investigation must be conducted into the Bhima Koregaon Park violence.He claimed that they handed over many evidences against Sambhaji Bhide .He demanded that CM must produce all those evidences in assembly .
CM clarified that the FIR against Sambhaji Bhide and Milind Ekbote was filed on the complaint of a woman .Police investigation till date does not prove offence against Sambhaji Bhide Guruji and not a single evidence against him has been found , the CM explained .
His involvement in the riots is not proved , but even then investigation against Sambha ji Bhid Guru ji is continuing , it has not been closed , CM further said .CM further clarified that government is not favoring or protecting Sambhaji Bhide .