There has been turmoil in politics since Ajit Pawar’s rebellion in Maharashtra and statements are coming out everyday, now NCP chief Sharad Pawar, while giving a big statement in a media interaction, accepted that the 2014, 2019 Lok Sabha elections He had talks with BJP for this. However, the talks could not progress further due to ideological differences.
Who told me to retire? : Sharad Pawar
After Ajit Pawar’s rebellion in NCP, Sharad Pawar had commented on retirement, on which Sharad Pawar reacted today and said that he can work even at the age of 82. Sharad Pawar also said that he has ‘not grown old yet’ and referred to the words of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, ‘Na tired hoon, na retire hoon’. The NCP chief said that he is working for the party and has no ministerial berth and who is asking me to retire? I can still work.
Sharad Pawar explained
NCP chief Sharad Pawar revealed that we had discussed with BJP in 2014, 17 and 19 but I decided not to do so as we did not agree on ideology. So we have not done anything wrong by having debate as it is a part of the process of democracy. The important thing is that I never went with BJP.
Will continue to work at the grassroots: Sharad Pawar
Along with this, Sharad Pawar said that I will not discuss what happened in the family. I felt bad that they were all close to me but I have faced such incidents in the past as well. I will make the party stand again. He said that whatever happens in the Election Commission, it will continue to happen. I will continue to work at the grassroots level. At the same time, referring to the opposition, he said that our effort is for opposition unity. There is no guarantee that you will win the election but you have to come up with an ideology.