Shiv Sena MP Gaikwad has refused to apologise for assaulting an Air India staffer
Ravindra Gaikwad added that he watched a film last night (Badrinath ki dulhaniya) to ‘cool his mind’.
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad represents Osmanabad in the Lok Sabha
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The Shiv Sena has controlled the BMC for the last two decades with the BJP remaining a junior partner. But Sena’s game plan to go alone in its bastion appeared to have failed to pay off.
BJP leader Girish Bapat credited the BJP-led governments at the Centre and State for its grand showing in Pune.
BMC election 2017: The BJP and the Sena decided to fight the elections, considered the semi-final to the Assembly polls in 2019, separately after seat-sharing talks broke down.
As the NDA allies break ties for elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, the BJP finds the new Sena is actually the old one, belligerent and hard-nosed, and Uddhav a lot like the unyielding Bal Thackeray.
“You have the Opposition’s horoscopes because you are in power. By removing their ‘kundalis’ (horoscopes), you are in a way abusing your power.”
Shiv Sena said action taken after they refused to withdraw nominations against official candidates
The state’s 182 constituencies will go to polls later this year, with the Bharatiya Janata Party fighting anti-incumbency.
Kayande said “the trend of BJP hijacking events, whenever it is in power, is in bad taste and does not go down well with public”.
Speaking to ANI, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that India must handle the situation themselves and refrain from dragging the international community in the matter, as the same solution could be used by Separatists over Kashmir.
Sena plans to inaugurate four projects before code of conduct is implemented
Referring to the Reserve Bank’s decision not to allow district central co-operative (DCC) banks to exchange the old currency, the Sena chief asked if liquor baron Vijay Mallya had taken loans from these banks.