RJ Malishka's rap video on BMC: Both the videos are viral and people are pledging their support to the RJ. While RJ Raunac's video has garnered over 1 million views, at the time of writing, Covaco's video on Twitter has more than 11, 000 likes.
“It is for everybody to see who all are backing her and supporting her now. Malishka’s parody is nothing but a political stunt to malign the Shiv Sena. As soon as she was criticised, many political figures came forward in her support."
Various public figures have spoken in the support of the RJ and the actions of BMC are widely being perceived as vindictive. Opposition parties int he state have also criticised the BMC's action against RJ Malishka.
Leaders across political parties slammed the civic administration at the standing committee meeting on Wednesday. Mendonsa had recently criticised the civic body for potholes on roads and traffic congestion in a video that went viral on social media.
Yuva Sena members and corporators Sadanand Sarvankar and Amey Ghole, in a joint letter to the BMC Commissioner Ajoy Mehta on Tuesday, demanded that a Rs 500 crore defamation suit be filed against the channel.