Sena chief also continued to criticise Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his foreign tours and spoke vehemently against the proposed Bullet Train project and the Nanar Refinery in Konkan
The BJP on Tuesday severed ties with the PDP, saying it had become impossible for it to continue in the government in view of the growing radicalism and terrorism in the state.
Together, with the BJP the Shiv Sena roared across the length and breadth of Maharashtra. It is only recently, with the eruption of the Modi wave, that the Sena felt compelled to distance itself from the national party
On the tussle between AAP government and L-G Anil Baijal, the party claimed that hurdles are being created in the functioning of the elected government in Delhi.
Shiv Sena leaders said that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called up Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday to apprise him about the situation in Delhi.
“The defence minister is very weak, incompetent, faceless person and is causing damage to the country. We have complete faith on our soldiers but the leadership is not strong,” said an editorial in the party mouthpiece Saamana.
“Patil had gone to a picnic spot on Sunday night. When he was returning, he was attacked by a group of men, all brandishing sharpened weapons and hockey sticks,” said an officer from Shivaji Nagar police station.
“Mahatma Phule was from the city and he was a great social reformer who fought for social justice for the poor and those from the backward class. His turban should be considered a symbol of the revolution and reforms that are associated with the identity of the city,” NCP said.
The demand comes three days after the Sakal Maratha Samaj, a Maratha group, launched a campaign seeking that Pune University be renamed after Chhatrapati Shivaji’s son Sambhaji.
Under the cluster redevelopment scheme, dilapidated and dangerous buildings in an area will be clubbed together to form a cluster. The residents of these buildings will be given houses in newly built buildings of the cluster.
Sena’s comments, in an editorial in the party’s mouthpiece in Saamana, came after Pawar’s comment that the government is taking action against those people who have nothing to do with the Bhima Koregoan violence.
“Everyone knows who were behind the Bhima-Koregaon (violence) but instead of arresting them, those who have no connection, have been arrested and this is called the misuse of power,” former union minister Sharad Pawar had said.
Sena leaders said after the Sena-BJP government came to power in the state, the ministerial posts and the state-run corporations were distributed.
Both Sena and BJP leaders have revealed the Shah-Thackeray pre-poll talks are inconclusive but positive.
“Fadnavis has fortified the Mantralaya that has forced the common people to stop visiting it. In this background, a plot has been uncovered and it is like a story of a mysterious, horror cinema,” stated the Sena.