Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray on Friday lashed out at Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray who threatened to carry protests if loudspeakers weren’t faraway from outdoors mosques by Might 3.
“It’s advantageous. As an alternative of eradicating loudspeakers, one ought to use the identical to discuss rising inflation. One ought to discuss petrol, diesel, CNG costs. And allow us to discuss what occurred within the final two to 3 years with out going again 60 years in the past,” Mr Thackeray informed mediapersons in Mumbai when requested about BJP and MNS distributing loudspeakers.
Over the previous few days, political temperatures within the state have heated up sparked by Raj Thackeray’s remarks on loudspeakers.
Raj Thackeray has warned the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities that it ought to take away loudspeakers from mosques by Might 3, failing which MNS employees will set up audio system outdoors mosques and play the Hanuman Chalisa.
Mr Thackeray termed the problem a social one and mentioned that he won’t again down on the topic, whereas additionally difficult the Shiv Sena authorities to “do no matter you need to do”.
“Loudspeakers in mosques must be shut by Might 3, in any other case, we are going to play Hanuman Chalisa in audio system. It is a social subject, not a non secular one. I need to inform the state authorities, we won’t return on this topic, do no matter you need to do,” the MNS chief mentioned.
Moreover, Mr Thackeray additionally appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to raid the mosques within the Muslim areas in Mumbai and mentioned that the individuals residing there are “Pakistani supporters”.
“I enchantment to PM Modi to raid the Madarasas on the Muslim shanties. Pakistani supporters are residing in these shanties. Mumbai Police is aware of what’s taking place there…Our MLAs utilizing them for vote-bank, such individuals do not even have Aadhar Card, however the MLAs get them made,” he mentioned.
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