Amid the row over his speech, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s office quoted him as saying on Saturday that he had “no intention of underestimating the Marathi people”. , that is why many Marathi entrepreneurs are famous today,” the office said in a statement quoted by news agency ANI.

“The contribution of the Marathi people is the most important in building Maharashtra. Mumbai is the pride of Maharashtra. It is also the financial capital of the country,” the statement continued.