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Uddhav Thackeray asks state govt to quit

August 25, 2003 20:59 IST

Terming the twin blasts in Mumbai as 'shameful', Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray on Monday demanded the resignation of the Democratic Front coalition government in Maharashtra for its 'failure to protect the people in the state'.

Supporting BJP's demand for President's rule in the state, he said the state government had no moral right to continue in power if it could not protect the people.

"How long are we going to tolerate this? Even after all this has happened, the chief minister is appealing to the people to observe restraint," he said.

When asked for his reaction, he asked, "What can I say on this? If I say something, I am accused of making a political issue out of it. But just how long we are going to tolerate these sort of things?"

Meanwhile, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, in a statement issued has also demanded the resignation of the government for 'failing' to protect the people.

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Number of User Comments: 22

Sub: How idiotic can politicians get

Not even a day has passed after the gruesome incidents in Mumbai and our silly politician sticks his tongue out. Shiv Sena executive president Uddav ...

Posted by Murali

Sub: state govt

Yes Mr. Uddhav is justified in asking the state govt to quit... the police intelligence is miserable... how much of tolerance is required... if near ...

Posted by siva

Sub: State Govt. should quit

Hmmm, brilliant logic as can only be expected from any narrow-minded organization. One can see substance in the demand for a state government to quit ...

Posted by MatProf

Sub: Need to be united.

I read the statement of Uddhav thakery. If this applies then PM should have resigned on Dec 13, 2003. It is an attack on our ...

Posted by hariharan

Sub: As crazy as any other Indian politician

Uddhav Thackeray is just keeping up the name (infamously) of the Indian politicians(known to care less about people,country and progress and more about creating publicity ...

Posted by Indian



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