Mumbai: Shiv Sena (UBT) president Uddhav Thackeray stated the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) isn’t just about marriages however about bringing everybody equal earlier than legislation. And if the Centre is severe about implementing the UCC, then it ought to begin by banning cow slaughter from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and likewise by reserving their corrupt individuals earlier than legislation.
He additionally stated that his celebration will take a stand concerning the UCC as a result of Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray clearly had a stand concerning the UCC, however then the Centre also needs to carry peace in Manipur and present that it’s severe in regards to the state of affairs there.
“We will certainly speak in regards to the concern of Uniform Civil Code, as a result of the Shiv Sena chief (Bal Thackeray) had expressed his function very strongly and clearly in relation to it. However for that, begin by banning cow slaughter from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, carry peace in Manipur and present it,” Thackeray stated in an interview to Saamana government editor Sanjay Raut.
“If everybody will probably be equal earlier than the legislation, then the corrupt amongst you will need to even be punished. If he’s on the opposite facet, he’s a corrupt individual and if he’s in your facet, he instantly turns into a saint by present process the laundry service,” the previous Maharashtra chief minister added.
Thackeray additionally urged the President to take motion concerning Manipur. “The Governor of Manipur is a girl. The President of the nation is a girl. Why do girls face this drawback in such a rustic?” he stated, referring to the viral video of Kuki girls.
“Then I request the President that as a girl, what function will you tackle what’s going on on this nation. We name our nation Bharat Mata. If that mom is being insulted and such a spectacle is being made, then what are you doing as a girl? What are you doing as President? And the identical query is with the Governor of Manipur. What function will she tackle such incidents as governor? Ought to this query be requested or not?” he requested.
Thackeray’s interview was the primary in a two-part sequence launched between Wednesday and Thursday on Shiv Sena’s YouTube channel Podcast the place he spoke at size about nationwide and state points to his celebration spokesperson, Sanjay Raut.
The Shiv Sena (UBT) chief criticised the Maharashtra authorities and questioned the BJP on inducting a insurgent faction of the NCP, which, he stated, the PM had known as a corrupt celebration, into the federal government.
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Criticising the BJP
He additional questioned the not too long ago held NDA meet and defended the opposition INDIA, an alliance he is part of. Thackeray was part of NDA for nearlry 25 years earlier than he broke the alliance for the Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance with Congress and the NCP.
He taunted the BJP of the necessity to have an alliance with 35 events when most of them don’t actually have a single MP.
“Final week after a few years an amoeba named ‘NDA’ obtained alive on this nation, and we, patriotic politicians, have shaped an alliance known as ‘INDIA’ to reply them. On the identical day, our Honorable Prime Minister out of the blue held a feast for 36 events,” he stated. “However, they don’t want 36 events. Now solely these three events — ED, Revenue Tax and CBI — are sturdy of their NDA.”
Thackeray additionally questioned the Election Fee’s choice handy over the celebration identify and image to rival faction chief Eknath Shinde and stated that they may combat it out legally and get again the identify and image, which, he stated, rightfully belongs to his group.
Because the BJP has all the time questioned Thackeray of aligning with the Congress and leaving the Hindutva, Thackeray retorted by questioning why the BJP haven’t but held elections in Jammu and Kashmir regardless of abolishing Article 370, a transfer that he had supported.
“Kashmiri Pandits can not return to the Valley. Nobody should buy land there. Elections should not taking place. Kashmir has been divided into items. Leh-Ladakh separated. Jammu was separated. Then why don’t you maintain elections now?” he requested.
(Edited by Tony Rai)
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