Mumbai: An ink attack was reported on the official convoy of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar on Friday. The incident took place in Ahmednagar where the Maharashtra Chief Minister was scheduled on a visit to attend some state function and also to meet the party workers.
According to the local police primary report, the woman who threw ink on the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis convoy was identified as Sharmila Yeole. Sharmila is also a working member of Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatan, a party of Raju Shetti.
Right after the incident, police detained Sharmila Yeole and later released her. Police sources also said that Sharmila would not be charged with any hard law and thus no action would be taken on her. The local police sources also said that Yeole, was unhappy with the alleged BJP led government’s policies on farmers as farmers distress are on high in the state.
However, there has been no official statement given by the government on the following ink attack. It was seen that even after the ink attack, the Chief Minister continued with his scheduled of Ahmednagar visit and started his ‘Maha Janadesh Yatra’ by paying respect to the the great Shivaji Maharaj statue. The yatra’s motto is to reach to the maximum mass before the state election.
Before this, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had faced a major ink attack earlier this year while he was campaigning for Lok Sabha Elections.