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BJP leader Rahatkar resigns from the post of state women commission chief

By - 05 Feb 2020


With the Shiv Sena, the NCP and the Congress government at place in Maharashtra, State Commission for Women chairperson Vijaya Rahatkar and the BJP leader has tendered her resignation from the post. Rahatkar submitted her resignation to chief minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray.

She is president of the BJP’s Mahila Morcha and her resignation comes against the backdrop of the Bombay High Court’s observation regarding her continuance on the post despite change in government in the state.

Maharashtra State Commission for Woman was set up on January 25, 1993 consisting of chairperson, six non- official members, a member-secretary and the state director general of police as ex-officio member

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