The state's revenue minister was caught on camera yelling at a group of flood victims who were voicing their grievances.
Patil also said he is concerned about the loyalists from the BJP, who are being sidelined despite working for it for so long, as the party is taking several leaders from the NCP and Congress.
The NCP was quick to hit back at Patil over his claim, saying he was making such a statement to create confusion in the opposition camp ahead of the Assembly polls.
Singhs appointment was necessitated after the incumbent state chief M N Pandey was inducted in the Union Cabinet.
As per BJP constitution, a party leader cannot continue to hold the same post for more than two terms.
Chandrakant Patil met the kin of the engineer who was beaten up by Rane's son and was heard telling them that he'd asked for a murder charge to be slapped on him.
Maharashtra Revenue and Agriculture Minister Chandrakant Patil said the estimated number of beneficiaries in the state is around 1.20 crore.
Each camp will house around 300-500 animals, he said.
If BJP-Sena don't join hands, Congress-NCP will come to power: Maharashtra minister Chandrakant Patil
The BJP will not be affected in case it loses, as the party will come to power at the Centre.
The minister had yesterday said that the Maratha community would get nothing by resorting to violence, as the Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission is conducting a sample survey.
A senior BJP leader today warned the Congress could come to power in Maharashtra if the BJP and the Shiv Sena fail to form an alliance in the next Assembly elections.