Shiv Sena’s dual stand will not go down well with people, Uddhav Thackeray: Devendra Fadnavis
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said the Shiv Sena’s “dual stand” will not go down well with the people, and its chief Uddhav Thackeray should decide if he wants to continue the alliance with the BJP.
“…they (the Sena) oppose all our decisions. They can give their suggestions, but cannot simultaneously play the roles of a ruling party and an opposition at the same time. People are watching everything and will not approve of this dual stand,” Fadnavis said.
The chief minister was speaking at an event organised by the Aaj Tak television channel here.
Sena, which is a partner in the BJP-led state government as well as the NDA government at the Centre, is seen taking swipes at the BJP nearly every day.
“As a party, Uddhav-ji has to decide. People do not like the picture they are portraying. Balasaheb (late Sena supremo Bal Thackeray) never saw every decision with negativity, neither does Uddhav-ji. But some of his leaders think they are bigger than the party chief and make (critical) statements,” he said.
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