May 24, 2022

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Union minister Raosaheb Danve’s swipe at former ally

Jalna: Union minister and BJP leader Raosaheb Danve on Sunday took a potshot at the former ally Shiv Sena for snapping ties with his social gathering in 2019 and stated that the Uddhav Thackeray-led party’s marriage was arranged with the BJP but it ran away with other people.

The Shiv Sena had severed its alliance with the BJP soon after the 2019 Maharashtra Assembly elections and joined palms with the NCP and the Congress to variety the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) federal government headed by Thackeray.

The Maharashtra’s ruling occasion that contested the 2019 condition polls with the BJP parted approaches with one particular of its oldest allies more than the difficulty of sharing the chief minister’s write-up.

Speaking to reporters soon after an event in Jalna, Danve stated, “Shiv Sena left us (BJP) for the main minister’s article. We did not go away it. It is up to the persons to choose whether they have operate absent from the BJP or not. The marriage was organized with us, but they ran absent with other folks.”

Hitting out at Thackeray, the Minister of Condition for Railways explained, “Folks of Maharashtra had voted for BJP-Sena (in 2019 Assembly polls), but you rebelled and left us for power and went with Congress and NCP. You grew to become the chief minister…these are fantastic days for you, but your rule has introduced lousy times for the 12 crore folks of the condition.”

Danve said the BJP would rip the Shiv Sena apart in the impending elections.

In January, Thackeray, who heads Shiv Sena, explained he continue to believes that his party wasted 25 years in alliance with BJP.

Final 12 months, Union minister Ramdas Athawale had explained that the aged allies BJP and Shiv Sena should really occur with each other for the folks of Maharashtra.