At BJP functions, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis talks about development, says the state will be drought-free by 2019.
Devendra Fadnavis says Sena chief a big support, guide.
The Uddhav Thackeray-led party can criticise BJP as much as it wants, but only after regaining its diminishing self- respect, it said.
He also said the next chief minister of the Maharashtra would be from his party.
Kanhaiya shot to fame after he was arrested by Delhi Police for allegedly organising a pro-Afzal Guru event and raising anti-Indian slogans inside JNU campus.
The Sena chief said,”There was no need of rushing for power in Uttarakhand. If good work is done then the public would themselves give power to those efficient.”
Alleging that ‘scams’ in these departments totalled Rs 50,000 crore or more, BJP’s Amit Satam demanded that the Chief Minister constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe them.
“The situation in the country is grim and there is widespread resentment. Jawans are working hard to guard the borders and farmers are toiling hard in the fields,” Thackeray said.
The Sena, which has been forced to play second fiddle to the BJP in Maharashtra, shares an uneasy relationship with its dominant partner.
Taking a swipe at the West Bengal government which will host the Pakistani cricket team, he stated that political parties need to introspect on whether they are indulging in vote bank politics at the expense of of the security of the nation.
The primary objective of the meeting was to ensure better floor coordination between the BJP and Shiv Sena, often seen at loggerheads on several issues in the past.
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The Sena said that Fadnavis has announced that the remote control of the government is in his hands, “but, at the same time, ISIS has surrounded the state” and added that without the batteries, the remote control is worthless.
There has been a growing strain in ties between the two parties. The latest trigger was the volte face by the BJP on the new Open Spaces Policy.
This came hot on the heels of the Sena’s stiff opposition to the Smart Cities Mission, especially the formation of a SPV to execute the Smart City plans.