Anant Kumar Hegde is an Indian politician, the current Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and the Member of Parliament for Uttara Kannada constituency. Hegde is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam on Monday demanded a clarification from the central government and BJP over party MP Anant Kumar Hegde's statement that Devendra Fadnavis government was formed in Maharashtra to save the money allotted from the central fund.
Devendra Fadnavis on Monday denied BJP colleague Anant Kumar Hegde's claim that the former was made the chief minister despite not having a majority to prevent central funds worth Rs 40,000 crore from being "misused".
After BJP lawmaker Anant Kumar Hegde claimed that Devendra Fadnavis was made Maharashtra chief minister despite not having a majority to prevent central funds worth Rs 40,000 crore from being misused, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that this is "treachery with Maharashtra."
A day after BJP's Lok Sabha candidate from Bhopal Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur kicked up a major row by describing Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse as a "deshbhakt" (patriot), the Congress on Friday changed its Twitter handle profile picture with an image of Mahatma Gandhi.