Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray seemingly walked the speak on decentralisation of energy when he obtained up and made a tehsildar (Income Division official) sit in his official chair in Sangli district, in keeping with an official launch.
Mr Thackeray had introduced within the state legislature final 12 months that he was in favour of decentralising energy.
He had introduced that “chief minister’s workplaces” can be arrange on the divisional ranges throughout the state.
In response to the discharge, the chief minister inaugurated the tehsil workplace at Walva in Islampur in Maharashtra’s Sangli district lately and was surveying the brand new premises with Water Assets Minister Jayant Patil of the NCP.
The chief minister then entered the tehsildar‘s workplace and sat on the chair, it stated. He, nonetheless, obtained up and introduced tehsiladar Ravindra Sabnis close to the chair.
“That is your chair, you sit right here,” the discharge quoted the chief minister telling mr Sabnis.
“The tehsildar informed the chief minister that he can not sit within the chair within the presence of the chief minister, district gaurdian minister Jayant Patil and the district collector,” it stated.
Uddhav Thackeray, nonetheless, informed the tehsildar that he’s the in-charge of the workplace and the constructing and may occupy the seat.