Sharad Pawar welcomes Kejriwal’s interim bail, Shinde’s Shiv Sena calls for resignation

On the other hand, the Shiv Sena faction led by Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde took a contrasting stance, demanding Kejriwal’s resignation from the chief ministerial post.

Amid the ongoing political tussle surrounding Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s legal battles, contrasting reactions emerged from prominent Maharashtra leaders on Friday. Sharad Pawar, the chief of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision to grant interim bail to Kejriwal until June 1, allowing him to campaign in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.

Pawar’s statement underscored the significance of upholding democratic principles, emphasizing that the country remains steadfast in its pursuit of democracy. This move by the apex court has provided temporary relief to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener, who has been embroiled in legal proceedings.

On the other hand, the Shiv Sena faction led by Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde took a contrasting stance, demanding Kejriwal’s resignation from the chief ministerial post. The Shinde-led Shiv Sena, which has parted ways with the Uddhav Thackeray faction, expressed their dissatisfaction with Kejriwal’s continuation in office while facing legal challenges.

The Supreme Court’s decision to grant interim bail to Kejriwal has reignited the debate surrounding the intersection of political power and judicial processes. While some view it as a victory for democratic principles, others perceive it as a potential impediment to the smooth functioning of governance.

As the nation gears up for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, the contrasting reactions from Sharad Pawar and Eknath Shinde’s Shiv Sena highlight the complex interplay of political ideologies and legal interpretations. The coming days will reveal how these developments unfold and shape the broader political landscape.