Uddhav Thackeray: Shiv Sena wasted 25 years in alliance with BJP

Mumbai: Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray today sharpened his attack on Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) by saying that his party has waited 25 years being alliance with it.

The Sena chief said that his party will come out of alliance with the BJP the moment it feels being ‘disregarded’.

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Uddhav, in the third and final party of his interview which was published in Shiv Sena mouthpiece “Saamana” said that he will not blackmail or back-stab BJP if his party will break alliance with them.

Thackeray said, “Twenty five years is a long time and we grew up by holding hands of each other…but the way certain things unfolded, including breaking up of alliance in previous (assembly) elections…now I feel that we wasted all these 25 years being in alliance…and these years got rotten.”

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On other hand, Uddhav said that he was in touch with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and recently they had food together at ‘Matoshree’ – Uddhav’s residence in Bandra.

Interestingly, Shiv Sena has completed 50 years in last June.


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