Bhagat Singh Koshyari
Former Governor of Maharashtra
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Bhagat Singh Koshyari is an Indian politician who served as the 22nd governor of Maharashtra from 2019 to 2023. An RSS veteran, Koshyari served as National Vice-President of BJP and party's 1st State president for Uttarakhand. He also served as 2nd Chief Minister of Uttarakhand from 2001 to 2002 and thereafter, was the leader of the opposition in the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly from 2002 to 2003. He also served as an MLC in Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council and MLA in Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly. He later served as an MP in Rajya Sabha from 2008 to 2014 from Uttarakhand and then the MP in the 16th Lok Sabha from Nainital-Udhamsingh Nagar constituency, earning him the distinction of being elected in both houses of State Legislature and both houses of National Parliament respectively.
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Bhagat Singh Koshyari an 'Amazon parcel': Uddhav urges Centre to recall Maharashtra Guv, send him to old age homeBhagat Singh Koshyari had found himself amidst a controversy last week over his remarks that Shivaji Maharaj was an icon of "olden days".
Koshyari an 'Amazon parcel from Centre': Uddhav Thackeray demands Maharashtra governor's recall over 'Shivaji' remarks
Chhatrapati Shivaji row: Move Bhagat Singh Koshyari out, appoint new governor for Maharashtra, says Ashok ChavanDuring an event in Aurangabad, Koshyari had said that Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was an icon of the "olden days". The comment has triggered a political storm in Maharashtra, with activists of the NCP,..
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Shivaji row: Eknath Shinde faction MLA demands Maharashtra governor be shifted out of stateShiv Sena MLA Sanjay Gaikwad of chief minister Eknath Shinde's faction on Monday demanded that Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari be shifted out of the state for his recent remarks about..
'Send Governor somewhere else': Shinde camp to ally BJP over Bhagat Singh Koshyari's remark on ShivajiThe governor made the remarks after conferring D.Litt degrees on senior BJP leader Gadkari and NCP chief Sharad Pawar at an event held in Aurangabad.
Maharashtra gives Y+ cover to all 41 MLAs, 10 MPs from Shinde campThe Z+ cover of Shinde, Fadnavis and governor B S Koshyari has also been been retained. There is no change in the Y+ cover of MNS chief Raj Thackeray, Uddhav’s wife Rashmi and son Tejas, and..
Maharashtra governor Koshyari apologises over his 'Gujarati-Rajasthani' remarksMaharashtra governor B S Koshyari on Monday issued an apology over his "no Gujaratis, no money" remark and said that he made a mistake in praising the contribution of certain communities in the..
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No intention to hurt or insult sentiments of Marathi people: Koshyari
On Bhagat Singh Koshyari's 'Gujrati' remark, Uddhav Thackeray's 'home or jail' retortUddhav Thackeray said the Shiv Sena had saved Hindus in Thane and Mumbai during the 1992 riots.
Don't agree with governor's remarks on Mumbai as Marathi people contributed to its growth: Maharashtra CMMaharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde on Saturday said he does not agree with governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's remarks on Mumbai, and asserted that the contribution made by Marathi people to the..
Mumbai won't have money and cease to be financial capital if Gujaratis, Rajasthanis removed: Maharashtra governorMaharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Saturday said there will be no money left in Mumbai and it will cease to be the financial capital of the country if Gujaratis and Rajasthanis are removed..
'If Gujaratis, Rajasthanis are removed from Maharashtra...': Governor Koshiyari's remarks invite criticismCongress leader Sachin Sawant also tweeted the video and said the Governor of Maharashtra insulting the Marathi people is terrible.
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Maharashtra governor asks Uddhav Thackeray govt to face floor test on ThursdayIn his letter sent to Maharashtra Legislature's Principal Secretary Rajendra Bhagwat, governor Koshyari, said, "A special session of the Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha (legislative Assembly) shall be..
Maharashtra political crisis: Why did BJP's Devendra Fadnavis meet with Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari?In the midst of the current crisis in Maharashtra, BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis met with state governor Bhagat Singh to raise a key issue.
Maharashtra political crisis: Sena prepares to move SC if governor asks Uddhav to take floor testAt the time of formation of the MVA government, these independent legislators had extended support to Thackeray. If they approach the governor, Koshyari will have no option but to ask Thackeray to..
Maharashtra political crisis key points: 3 more MLAs join Eknath Shinde camp in GuwahatiA resolution approved by the Shiv Sena Legislature Party, signed by 34 MLAs, stating that rebel leader Eknath Shinde continues to be the leader has been delivered to state governor Bhagat Singh..
Ajit Pawar draws PM’s attention to Maharashtra guv’s Shivaji remarksDeputy CM Ajit Pawar, without naming any person, said in the presence of PM Narendra Modi and governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari that “needless comments made of late by people holding important public..
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Recall governor Koshyari, Maharashtra Congress tells Centre
Governor mandated to accept cabinet recommendations: Sanjay RautTalking to reporters, Raut said, "Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari studies a lot. So much study is not good in a democracy. What matters is listening to the voice of the people." It is mandatory for the..
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BS Koshyari aircraft row: Uddhav does what Digvijaya did to Bhai Mahavir 19 years agoThe denial of permission to Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for using the state aircraft to fly to Dehradun on Thursday triggered a row with the opposition BJP seeking apology from the..