Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Modi has accused Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray of trying to save lots of individuals allegedly chargeable for actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s loss of life underneath strain from ally Congress, a celebration he claims has been patronizing the Bollywood ‘mafia’.
Sushil Modi additionally repeated his allegation that the Mumbai police was not cooperating with the Bihar police workforce within the metropolis to analyze Rajput’s live-in accomplice Rhea Chakraborty’s alleged function in his loss of life.
“ Uddhav Thackeray is underneath strain from the Bollywood mafia patronised by the Congress, due to this fact he’s bent on saving all these accountable in Sushant’s (loss of life) case. How will Congress present its face to individuals in Bihar,” Modi stated in his tweet.
Modi’s feedback assume significance since Bihar is slated for meeting elections later this 12 months and the Congress get together is a part of the opposition alliance in Bihar. Modi’s reference to ‘Bollywood mafia’ additionally displays the favored sentiment related to a marketing campaign began after Rajput’s loss of life towards alleged tradition of nepotism within the Mumbai movie trade, which purportedly blocks outsiders like Rajput from progressing of their careers.
On Friday, Uddhav had defended Mumbai police’s investigations and requested anybody with proof in Sushant case to return ahead. He additionally urged towards utilizing this case as an “excuse” to create friction between Maharashtra and Bihar.
“Mumbai Police is just not inefficient. If anybody has any proof they’ll carry it to us and we are going to interrogate and punish the responsible. Please don’t use this case (Sushant Singh Rajput loss of life case) as an excuse to create friction between Maharashtra and Bihar,” Thackeray was quoted as saying by ANI.
Nevertheless, Sushil Modi has stated that Rajput’s case is just not the primary occasion of alleged discrimination towards Bihar. He tweeted to say that there have been makes an attempt to dam the return of migrant employees from the state from Maharashtra through the lockdown.
“Complaints of ill-treatment of individuals from Bihar additionally was once acquired earlier however the present Uddhav authorities, surviving on the crutches of Congress and NCP assist, has crossed all limits. Throughout lockdown, makes an attempt had been made to stall the return of labourers from Bihar,” Modi alleged in one other tweet.
Fairly tellingly, Modi additionally described Sushant SIngh Rajput as a “son of Bihar” whereas accusing Mumbai police of not cooperating with Bihar police.
Modi stated that the majority events are in favour of a CBI probe within the case, which has been opposed by Maharashtra authorities.
A budding actor, Sushant Singh Rajput was discovered loss of life in his Bandra flat on June 14. It was dominated to be a case of loss of life by suicide however quickly allegations began to floor suggesting he might have been pushed to take his life attributable to circumstances together with stalling of his films by massive manufacturing homes in Bollywood.
Whereas Mumbai police has been questioning movie personalities in its probe, Sushant’s household in Patna filed a case of abetment of suicide accused Sushant’s live-in-partner and actor Rhea Chakraborty accusing her of mentally harassing Sushant and of diverting Sushant’s cash amongst different allegations. The household has additionally accused Mumbai police of trying to derail the probe by specializing in Bollywood biggies as an alternative of Rhea. The household can be opposing Rhea Chakraborty’s plea to switch case filed towards her in Bihar to Mumbai.