Sharad Pawar said that the NCP wants an ACP rank woman officer to be part of the police team that will probe the allegations against Munde.
Pawar, a former Union agriculture minister, said the agitating farmers do not have faith in the panel as these members were said to have supported the new farm laws of the Centre in the past.
According to the sources, the decision was taken considering the complaints of harassment made against the woman by some leaders from the opposition BJP and the MNS.
Pawar, who met NCP leaders from Kerala in Mumbai on Thursday, is learnt to have told them there was no point in continuing in the front without having any say in its decisions.
A 37-year-old woman, an aspiring singer, had said she wrote to Mumbai police commissioner on January 10, stating that Munde repeatedly raped her in 2006.
The complaint letter was sent to the police after the BMC inspected the building and found that Sood had allegedly not complied with the requisitions, and was continuing unauthorised construction.
On Saturday, the Congress had announced that it has decided to organise ‘Kisan Adhikar Divas’ across the country on January 15 and hold protests outside the Raj Bhavans.
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Pune Police had alleged that the Elgar Parishad held in December 2017 had been backed by Maoists, and inflammatory speeches made there led to caste violence near the Bhima Koregaon war memorial.
Pawar, who has served as Union Agriculture Minister twice, said agriculture is a rural phenomenon and it requires consultation with states.
Pawar, a former Union agriculture minister, said it is a matter of concern that farmers are protesting on the roads in the biting cold amid a deadlock with the Centre on the new contentious agri laws.
Tomar also said that the previous governments, farm scientists, farm bodies and chief ministers had recommended and supported the farm reforms.
On the occasion of the National Farmers' Day, the former Union agriclture minister in a post on Twitter wished for justice to the farmers.
Asked about the Centre-Bengal govt tussle over deputation of IPS officers, the former Unon minister said such a thing has happened in Maharashtra also.
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Malik said the issue will be discussed by leaders of Opposition parties in Delhi and Sharad Pawar will unite them.