MUMBAI: Continuing his tirade against Narendra Modi government over demonetisation disaster , Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today asked what should we do now as the ’50-day’ period the prime minister asked for is about to end at his Rally in Dhule, north Maharashtra.
Mr “Narendra Modi had asked for 50 days’ time to bring everything in control(for the situation to normalise after demonetisation) or else give punish me at any Chouraha in India. Fifty days are getting over on December 30, what should we do on December 31?” Thackeray asked at a rally in Dhule, north Maharashtra.
He went on making fun of Modi, Referring to his speech at Bhoomi-pujan ceremony of Shivaji memorial in Arabian sea Mumbai coast. He said, “After listening to PM Modi speech, i was wondering and for some time I felt is there any end to this (constant speech-making)?”, he laughed.
Speaking on Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai poll, Sena claims that we will retain power in the Municipal Corporation. Sena will win maximum number of municipal corporations in the coming polls and have maximum number of mayors elected, Thackeray said.
Meanwhile, a senior Sena minister in the Maharashtra government, requesting anonymity, said to reporter his party was ready to contest the crucial MCGM elections on its own.
He also said “Sena has made up its mind to contest the elections on its own, given the bitter experience we had with BJP calling off the alliance at the last minute before 2014 Assembly elections,” he said. When asked on possibility of alliance with MNS, The minister ruled out possibility of alliance with Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena. MNS was a spent force, he said.
Since they formed government in Maharashtra in 2014, Sena has been attacking the government over many BJP govt. steps. Recently they criticised demonetisation move. Sena mouthpiece Saamana today took a swipe at Modi for greeting his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif on birthday recently.
Chhatrapati Shivaji never extended such greetings to “the enemies of the nation,” it said.
With PTI inputs