Vasava, a six-time MP from tribal-dominated Bharuch in Gujarat, had on Tuesday mentioned he was quitting the BJP as a result of well being issues
Ahmedabad: A day after tendering his resignation from the BJP, Lok Sabha member and former Union minister Mansukh Vasava on Wednesday mentioned he has dropped the concept of quitting the celebration following talks with its senior leaders.
Vasava, a six-time MP from tribal-dominated Bharuch in Gujarat, had on Tuesday mentioned he was quitting the BJP solely as a result of well being issues and had no points with the federal government or the celebration.
Talking to reporters after assembly Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani in Gandhinagar on Wednesday morning, he mentioned, “Senior party leaders told me that I will get free treatment for my back pain and neck pain only if I continue to be an MP. This is not possible if I resign as an MP. Party leaders asked me to take rest and assured that a system will be put in place wherein local party workers will do work on my behalf.”
“The only reason why I had decided to resign from the party and as an MP was my health issues. I also discussed the same with the CM today. Now, after getting assurance from the senior BJP leaders, I have decided to withdraw my resignation. I will continue to serve my people as an MP,” Vasava mentioned.
The tribal chief claimed that it was a false impression that he was upset with the federal government or the ruling BJP over some points pertaining to tribals of Narmada district, notably in regards to the inclusion of 121 villages within the Eco Sensitive Zone.
“The governments in the state and at the Centre are putting all their efforts into resolving the issues related to the Eco Sensitive Zone. I have no issues with the party or the government. On the contrary, I firmly believe that tribals benefited more under the BJP rule than under any previous governments,” he mentioned.
On Tuesday, Vasava had resigned from the celebration and likewise claimed that he’ll resign as MP after assembly Lok Sabha Speaker in the course of the upcoming Budget Session of the Parliament.
Vasava had tendered his resignation within the type of a letter to Gujarat BJP president CR Paatil.
In the letter, Vasava, an outspoken and simple tribal chief, mentioned though he had tried his finest to be loyal to the celebration and likewise tried to assimilate the celebration’s values in his life, he’s finally a human and liable to commit “mistakes”.
“I am ultimately a human and humans tend to commit mistakes. To ensure that the party does not suffer due to my mistakes, I hereby resign from the party, and I seek forgiveness from the party for it,” he had mentioned within the letter.
Paatil had informed reporters on Tuesday that Vasava was notably sad in regards to the declaration of the Eco Sensitive Zone in his constituency.
“The main issue is the declaration of an Eco Sensitive Zone by the Centre in his constituency. Now, it appears that some people are misguiding locals over the issue after the Collector had made some entries about the land parcels. We are trying to convince Vasava and I am confident that a solution will arrive soon,” the state BJP chief had mentioned.
Vasava was inducted into the Cabinet because the union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in May 2014. However, he was abruptly dropped in July 2016.
On 20 December, he had dashed off a letter to the PM demanding withdrawal of the Eco Sensitive Zone from 121 villages of Narmada district.
He claimed that native tribals have been offended due to the “unnecessary interference” by the officers after these 121 tribal-dominated villages have been included within the Eco Sensitive Zone.
Later within the afternoon, Vasava claimed that it was his well being, not Eco Sensitive Zone, which pressured him to take the choice.
“I am having no issues at all with the BJP or the government. The only thing is that I remain unwell most of the time and the doctors have advised me to take rest now, Though I am an MP, I could not travel much and be with my people due to this back pain, which has now started affecting the functioning of my brain,” Vasava had informed reporters on Tuesday.
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