The Pakistan Olympic Association has demanded “full protocol and respect” if they travel for the Games.
Matoshree, where the late Sena supremo Bal Thackeray resided, has had high security after threats from terrorist organisations.
The KDMC elections had seen a direct confrontation between the Sena and the BJP and marked with acrimony after both parties had decided to fight the elections independently.
Saamana editorial criticises Modi, mocks Amit Shah for ‘Pakistan’ comment.
Asserting that it will bring in a “new” turn in the country’s politics, Sena leader Sanjay Raut also said if elections were to be held in Maharashtra now, similar results will emerge.
Sena to hold mayor’s post for two-and-a-half years, BJP for a year and again Sena for a year-and-a half; arrangement to be reversed for deputy mayor.
He refrained from making a direct statement on the increasing closeness between the BJP and the NCP in Maharashtra
“BJP Chief Minister had invited Ghulam Ali to perform in the state amid complete security. Thus, on one hand you invite, and on the other you ask Shah Rukh Khan to go to Pakistan, ” the Sena edit said.
Malayalam film director B. Unnikrishnan and ace comedian Jagdish supported Shah Rukh Khan in the row over his comment on growing intolerance in the country.
Ghulam Ali also expressed his disappointment over the recent incidents, asserting that Indian fans have always welcomed him and his music with open arms.
Deva Namdev Khandekar, a shakha pramukh, was killed after an argument over eve-teasing.
The BJP has kept its options open to claim power in the KDMC, with or without the Shiv Sena, with which it shares power in the state government.
Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, who met party leaders and legislators to evaluate the party’s relationship with the BJP, said the alliance would last the entire term.
Of the 968 seats in 60 civic bodies, the BJP bagged the highest 209 seats. The Congress, whom nobody had given a chance to came second notching up 199 seats.
Indicating a mellowed stance as against its aggressive posturing before the polls which saw ties with ally BJP plunge to a new low, the Sena said everyone needs to be taken along to ensure development.