‘Shiv Sena is doing politics on behalf of Ram, not BJP’, Union minister slams CM Thackeray over ‘Hindu patent’ remark
Update: April 11, 2022 11:58 am STI
Jalna (Maharashtra) [India]Apr 11 (ANI): Union Minister Raosaheb Patil Danve slammed Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday and said Shiv Sena was doing politics on behalf of Lord Ram, not the BJP.
The minister also said the former BJP ally had “sold the patent of Hindutva” to Congress and the NCP for power.
Speaking to ANI by phone, Danve said, “Shiv Sena is doing politics on behalf of Ram, not BJP. Our role has always been to fight for Hindutva. Shiv Sena has sold his patent, not us. Shiv Sena changed his colors from time to time. When there was an emergency in the country, they gave us their support. When Pranab Mukherjee was nominated for the presidential election, they had supported the Congress party .
Danve added that the BJP only changed its logo due to the passage of time and not its position on Hindutva.
“We only changed the election logo, they changed their position. We never gave up Hindutva. Neither when there was Jan Sangh, nor now when there is BJP. Yes, we have not changed the logo only over time,” he said. mentioned.
Earlier on Sunday, Thackeray slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party saying that if Lord Rama had not been born, what problem would the BJP have raised.
“Today is Ram Navami. I wonder if Lord Ram would not have been born back then, what issue would BJP have raised in politics as there is no issue anymore. So they keep communal issues at the forefront of politics,” the chief minister said. mentioned.
Responding to Thackeray’s remarks, the Union Minister said that this question arises not only for the BJP, but for everyone.
“Uddhav says if Ram was not born, what issue would BJP raise. This question arises not only for us (BJP) but for all. He has abandoned Hindutva, they have no right there- on it now,” he said. . (ANI)