Yavatmal, Jul 27: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) betrayed the people and also went back on its assurances to farmers in Maharashtra, former Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president and sitting MLC Manikrao Thakre said here today. Speaking at a press conference held at the Yavatmal District Congress Committee office on Monday, the said that the Modi government as well as the Sena-BJP government failed to fulfill even a single promise though more than an year has passed, Manikrao said. (Read:  BJP, Shiv Sena finalize power sharing formula in Maharashtra) Also Read - Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2021: AIADMK, DMK Continue Seat-sharing Talks, Fate of Sasikala to be Decided

He said that people have realised the hollowness of their assurances and have begun retaliating, which has been reflected in the results of the local body elections. In the recent zilla parishad elections in Bhandara, as well as 461 village panchayats in Yavatmal district, people voted against the BJP-Sena alliance, while the Congress dominated acroess all panchayat samitis in the district. Also Read - Encouraged By Daughters, 62-Year-Old BJP MLA Pursues Graduation

A majority of village panchayats were also won by the Congress, Manikrao claimed and expressed his confidence in winning forthcoming local body elections. He said that the Congress plans to file a chargesheet against the BJP-Sena led Maharashtra government in court, adding that final details would be declared shortly by the MPCC president. Also Read - Father of Molestation Victim Shot Dead by Accused Out on Bail in UP's Hathras; SP Attacks Yogi Govt