National Congress Party chief sharad pawar claims that he would happily go to jail if sent and would enjoy it in a money laundering case. Says that he welcome if sent behind the bars. When asked if his name is taken out in the money laundering case, Pawar replied with sarcasm telling he shall contact Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to know the reason. However Pawar claimed that he would still campaign for the assembly elections.
Apart from Pawar, his nephew Ajit Pawar, Diliprao Deshmukh, Isharlal Jain, Jayant Patil, Shivaji Rao Nalvade, Anand Rao Adsul, Rajendra Shingane, Madan Patil and some others have been named in the case.
This investigation was done based on the FIR registered by Economic Office Wing of Mumbai police, following the orders given by Bombay High Court.
The case here is regarding the loans offered to some companies worth crores by the bank, by having Ajit Pawar and other has a proof of recommendation , who were directors of the Bank between the year 2005-2010. Due to which the bank suffered a huge loss as the companies never returned the loans.