Based on these considerations, Raj seems to be laying the ground work for his imminent withdrawal from electoral politics.
If MNS wins Assembly polls, I will not hesitate to lead it, Raj Thackeray said.
Thackeray said that his party would go it alone in the elections and would fight most seats in the state.
Raj Thackeray dismissed reports that his son Amit would be joining politics.
“Forgive me for saying this Athawale ji, but I can definitely become a CM in the future,” said Rakhi.
Raj Thackeray has decided to skip his birthday celebrations on June 14 in view of the death of senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde.
“The action against the Campa Cola residents is completely unjust and should be stopped,” said Thackeray.
Thackerays signal willingness to lead their parties in assembly. This is an interesting shift.
Development comes two days after MNS leader Raj Thackeray announced he would contest elections and would become chief minister if his party got the mandate.
Promising to turn Mumbai into a global city, Uddhav said Sena would help streamline Mumbai’s infrastructure projects.
MNS sources claimed that Thackeray is weighing the options of contesting either from Mahim, which includes Shivaji Park area, where he resides, or Nashik.
So far, nobody in the Thackeray family has ever contested an election or held any government post.
This will be Thackeray’s first public rally after the results of the Lok Sabha elections were announced earlier this month.
The MNS was thoroughly trounced in all 10 Lok Sabha seats it contested and saw its vote share fall from 4.06 per cent to 1.5 per cent.
Shiv Sena leaders dismiss any chances of tie-up.