Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday lashed out at Raj Thackeray over his demand to turn off loudspeakers at mosques, saying the MNS chief’s speech was “scripted and sponsored” by the BJP. Speaking at a rally in Mumbai’s Shivaji Park on Saturday, Raj Thackeray claimed that if the loudspeakers at the mosque’s high volume were not stopped, more Hanuman Chalisa would be played outside the mosque.
“It is clear that the loudspeaker (speech) was scripted at Shivaji Park yesterday and was sponsored by the BJP,” Raut told reporters here, referring to the apparent MNS chief. Raut criticized the MNS president for his remarks, recalling the Shiv Sena’s assurance of a rolling chief minister right after the 2019 results, which was a mandate for the Sena-BJP alliance and not for the Maha Bikash Aghadi (MVA).
“I wonder why some people get their wisdom teeth so late. The government is formed on the basis of majority in the legislature. These numbers were with MVA. The MVA coalition government was formed to teach the liars a lesson and to stabilize the state, “Raut said. MVA government.
Army chief spokesperson wonders whether loudspeakers have stopped ‘Azan’ in BJP-ruled states. “The rule of law prevails in Maharashtra,” he said. Raut denounced the MNS chief for his comments that NCP president Sharad Pawar was playing a caste card and “dividing society”. “You recently sat at Power’s feet and asked for his guidance. Why would you talk about a huge personality like Power, ”Raut said.
Raj Thackeray also attacked Maharashtra Chief Minister and his estranged cousin Uddhav Thackeray, whose party, the Shiv Sena, clashed with the BJP in 2019 over the chief minister’s post. Raut said the army would not pay attention to such talks as the party’s agenda was to ensure the development of Maharashtra and hoist its saffron flag across the state.
NCP spokesperson Mahesh Tapase on Sunday said that MNS is the BJP’s new “B team” to divide the votes in the upcoming by-elections. He called Raj Thackeray a good imitator. In the last two years, the MVA government has successfully dealt with everything. Challenges including epidemics, he said.
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