Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray greets supporters gathered outside his official residence ‘Varsha’ before leaving for his private residence ‘Matoshree’ in Mumbai on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. (PTI photo)
Mumbai: A BJP leader from Delhi filed a complaint against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for violating the COVID-19 related protocol by meeting his supporters while going from his official residence to his private residence in the state capital on Wednesday night, police said. registered.
Thackeray, who tested positive for the infection on Wednesday, moved from his official residence ‘Varsha’ in south Mumbai to his family home ‘Matoshree’ in suburban Bandra, at night – hours after he offered to step down from the top post amid the rebellion. Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde.
Party workers could be seen shouting slogans and showering petals on the chief minister as he along with his family members – wife Rashmi Thackeray, sons Aditya and Tejas Thackeray – left his official home at around 9.50 pm. He reached outside ‘Matoshree’ around 10.30 pm. On the way, Thackeray, who was wearing a face mask, could be seen exiting his car and greeting party workers in his son and tourism minister Aaditya Thackeray’s constituency Worli and near Matoshree.
“Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga has submitted an online complaint against Thackeray to the Malabar Hill Police,” the official said.
The complaint was made available on Twitter and circulated on social media groups. It was retweeted by Bagga himself.
The complaint states that as per the news, CM Thackeray has tested positive for Covid-19 and as per protocol, such a patient cannot be met and should remain in isolation.
But Thackeray was seen meeting his supporters and thus violating the Covid-19 protocol. The complaint said that visuals about it were shown on TV channels and the police were requested to register an FIR against Thackeray.
The Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government is battling an existential crisis following the rebellion of senior Shiv Sena minister Eknath Shinde and a large number of MLAs from the Uddhav Thackeray-led party. Shinde and the party rebels, who are currently camping in Guwahati, have said that they have 46 MLAs supporting them.
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