A day after Uddhav Thackeray resigned from the post of Maharashtra Chief Minister following a rebellion in the Shiv Sena led by leader Eknath Shinde, Raj Thackeray on Wednesday took a dig at his cousin and said, “This is how the journey of downfall begins.” “
The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief said in a tweet, “When one misunderstands one’s good fortune as one’s personal achievement; that’s where the journey towards downfall begins.”
— Raj Thackeray (@RajThackeray) 30 June 2022
In 2005, after a power struggle between cousins, Raj Thackeray rebelled against the party’s patron Balasaheb Thackeray and formed his own party, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena.
Uddhav Thackeray resigned after accusing him of losing his staunch Hindutva identity following an alliance with the NCP and Congress. The rebel MLAs led by Shinde have been saying that they were forced to go against Thackeray as they ignored his plea to break ties with Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) allies, while it was pointed out that these The constituents were trying to “finish” the Shiv Sena. ,
The statement came after it was reported that rebel leader Eknath Shinde had spoken to Raj Thackeray thrice on the phone on the recent political situation. Ray Thackeray has often been at loggerheads with the ruling MVA over the issues of azaan and loudspeakers in mosques, a move supported by the main opposition BJP.
The MNS leader had also appealed to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Center to rename Aurangabad to Sambhajinagar and bring in a Uniform Civil Code. While the Maharashtra cabinet announced the decision to rename Aurangabad as Sambhajinagar, the decision came after Thackeray announced on Thursday to step down as chief minister on a Facebook Live instead of facing a trust vote in the Maharashtra Assembly, for which he had Didn’t have number.
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