In a show of support for embattled Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse, 15 BJP corporators from Jalgaon city threatened to resign from the civic body if any action is taken against him, party sources said.Jalgaon is the home-district of Khadse, who is facing multiple allegations these days. AAP has alleged that there were phone calls made to and from Khadse’s number to Dawood Ibrahim’s Karachi house while a land purchase by his family in Pune too is also under scanner. BJP leaders from Jalgaon met the state BJP chief Raosaheb Danve here, ostensibly over district level party appointments. <!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>However, the party sources said they wanted to express their solidarity with Khadse. BJP MLC Smita Wagh who also hails from Jalgaon dismissed reports of Khadse possibly rebelling against the party leadership or Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. The party supported Khadse fully, she told reporters.Meanwhile, Danve told the reporters here that BJP would “compensate” its state spokesperson Madhav Bhandari at the right time and no “injustice” will be done to him. There is reportedly some discontent in the party over denial of Legislative Council election ticket to Bhandari, a long-time spokesperson of state BJP. He had not got ticket for Assembly polls too.

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15 BJP corporators in Jalgaon threaten to resign if action taken against Eknath Khadse