Sangli (Mah), Feb 21 (PTI) Describing himself as a"ruffian" Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar saidthat one needs to be "tough" to achieve something in politics.
"Nothing can be achieved in politics unless you are aruffian. Politics is a tough game, nothing can be achieved inpolitics unless you are a toughie. I am a ruffian," Pawar saidhere.
Pawar was recently speaking in Tasgaon in the ''AmritMahotsav'' function of Urban Co-operative Bank in the presenceof Home Minister R R Patil and Rural Development MinisterJayant Patil and other senior party leaders.
The NCP leader came under serious flak recently for hisalleged remarks against journalists.