Nagpur: Conspiracies were created against me by sending ‘women who tore her clothes’ to my office. What was my crime for the transfer’? Tukaram Mundhe has made a shocking revelation in an interview. Nagpur Municipal Commissioner Tukaram Mundhe, whose tenure as the civic chief was an extremely stormy one, was transferred to the Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran as its member secretary on Wednesday.
Allegations were being made against me every day. I was being targeted. Attempts were made to disturb me mentally. These were the people of BJP? Who else will do it? Further added, Tukaram.
Mundhe had taken charge on January 28 and within 7 months had locked horns with the ruling BJP. When he had stopped the tender process of works for development projects, citing inadequate fund availability with Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), he was transferred to the Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran as its member secretary on Wednesday.
Mundhe’s transfer came a day after he tested positive for Covid-19, and he is expected to stay on for the quarantine period of 14 days before leaving the city.
Mundhe, however, continued to take a tough stance and registered an offence against Congress corporator Nitin Sathawane for allegedly obstructing the NMC’s operation to quarantine hundreds of residents from a ‘hotspot’ locality nearly three months ago.