Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said there is a need to control the population for the betterment, sustainability and well-being of the country's economy, in the wake of the Uttar Pradesh government's proposed draft Population Control Bill. It is clear from Pawar's statement that an atmosphere can be created in favor of population control and also among the parties. On the occasion of World Population Day, Pawar said that there is a need to spread the message of population control far and wide to maintain the country's economy, gross national income, healthy living standards and balanced environment. On the occasion of World Population Day, every aware citizen should express his commitment to contribute to population control.
The new ministry will not affect the cooperative movement in Maharashtra
NCP chief Sharad Pawar refuted reports that claimed that the newly formed ministry of cooperatives at the Center may hijack the cooperative movement in Maharashtra. According to Pretr, on Sunday, he told reporters in Baramati city that the concept is not new, but the Center cannot interfere in the cooperative sector of the state. The former Union Minister said that the newly formed ministry of the Center is about multi-state cooperative institutions. Pawar said that one state cannot control a cooperative society registered in more than one state. In such a situation, the recently formed ministry is for cooperatives spread over many states. It is noteworthy that the Central Government has recently constituted the Ministry of Cooperation and handed over its command to Amit Shah.
Congress will be the next speaker of the Maharashtra Assembly
Talking to reporters, the NCP chief said that the three constituents of the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) have decided that the next Speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly will be from Congress party. We will all support whatever Congress decides. It is noteworthy that the post had fallen vacant after Congress MLA Nana Patole resigned to take over as the party's Maharashtra unit president in February this year.