Maharashtra-Karnataka Border Dispute: Shinde preparing to bring 10 times more effective proposal than Karnataka, Minister said – will pass the assembly next week
Maharashtra-Karnataka Border Dispute: A Maharashtra government minister said that a resolution will be passed by the state legislature on Monday.
Maharashtra-Karnataka Border Dispute: The matter of Karnataka-Maharashtra Border Dispute has now caught fire. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde’s minister Shambhuraj Desai on Friday (December 23, 2022) a day after the resolution was passed in the Karnataka Assembly, said that the state government will bring a resolution on the border dispute with Karnataka next week, which will be passed by the neighboring state (Karnataka). Will be 10 times more effective than the proposal.
Maharashtra government’s Excise Minister Shambhuraj Desai said that a resolution in this regard will be passed by the state legislature on Monday.
Speaking to the media at the Legislature Complex in Nagpur, Desai said, “The state government will bring a detailed resolution on the Maharashtra-Karnataka border issue, which will be 10 times more effective than the resolution passed by the Karnataka Assembly on Monday. The resolution to be passed will present Maharashtra’s side more effectively and will be in the interest of Marathi people. He said, “After the resolution is passed, we will also convey to the Union Home Minister the issue of preventing Maharashtra leaders from entering Karnataka.
The Home Minister had a meeting with the Chief Ministers of both the states
Desai said that I just want to say that even after the meeting of Chief Ministers of both the states (Maharashtra and Karnataka) with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the decision taken by Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai. They didn’t respect him. He said that the Maharashtra government wanted the issue to be resolved through dialogue. Desai is a member of the Maharashtra-Karnataka Border Coordination Committee appointed by the state.
The resolution was passed in the Karnataka Assembly on Thursday
The Karnataka Assembly on Thursday (December 22, 2022) unanimously passed a resolution regarding the border dispute with Maharashtra. In which it was resolved to protect the interests of the state and not to give an inch of land to its neighboring state (Maharashtra). Along with this, the statements of some ministers of Maharashtra were also condemned.
Let me tell you, for the last few weeks, the rhetoric regarding the border dispute between the two states has intensified. There is a tussle between the leaders of both the states. Also, Kannada and Marathi activists were detained by the police in Karnataka’s Belagavi amidst a tense atmosphere.
The boundary issue dates back to 1957 after the reorganization of states on linguistic basis. Maharashtra laid claim to Belagavi, which was then part of the Bombay Presidency. It has a sizeable proportion of Marathi speaking population. It also laid claim to over 800 Marathi-speaking villages that are currently part of Karnataka.