'If somebody compares Mumbai with the Taliban and PoK, then that person is anti-national.'
Pratap Sarnaik, the Shiv Sena's firebrand MLA from Thane, wants Kangana Ranaut to apologise to the people of Mumbai.
Sarnaik believes that political opponents of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in the state (read the Bharatiya Janata Party) are prodding Kangana to create trouble.
"Just because you are a woman, you are not entitled to extraordinary rights. Won't it pain you if someone uses foul language against your mother? Won't it anger you?" Sarnaik asks Prasanna D Zore/Rediff.com.
Why have you demanded action against Kangana Ranaut?
Kangana Ranaut had no business comparing Mumbai with POK. There were other ways she could have expressed herself.
But if somebody compares Mumbai with the Taliban and PoK, then that person is anti-national.
We demand that she be booked for treason against India.
I have demanded that she be declared anti-national and have requested the Speaker's (since Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Nana Patole is stricken with COVID-19, Deputy Speaker Narhari Zhirwal presided over the curtailed two-day monsoon session that began on Monday, September 7) office to take action against her.
Accordingly, the deputy speaker has asked the Maharashtra home minister (Anil Deshmukh) to get the Mumbai police to table its report in the assembly within 24 hours.
Do you think it is fair for Shiv Sena workers to protest against Kangana by slapping her posters with slippers?
You come to Maharashtra, you come to Mumbai, earn money and fame for yourself, and after you are successful, compare the same place to the Taliban and PoK. How fair is that?
If someone comes to Mumbai and heaps disrespect on the city we love like our mother, do you think our workers will tolerate such behaviour?
Does that justify Shiv Sena workers beating posters of a woman with slippers?
Just because one happens to be a woman, can she be allowed to do anything?
Just because you are a woman you are not entitled to extraordinary rights.
Won't it pain you if someone uses foul language against your mother? Won't it anger you?
She can't play dirty politics at somebody's behest and compare Mumbai with PoK.
Are you saying that your political opponents are making Kangana defame Mumbai?
What else? Can't you see that? Isn't it crystal clear who is prodding her?
Do you think she has been bestowed with Y+ security just like that?
Instead of securing our nation's borders and hundreds of other citizens who really need such security this (Narendra Damodardas Modi's) government has all the money to provide Y+ security to Kangana Ranaut.
They don't have the money to pay states's lost GST revenues, but will spend crores on security to a person just because they want to play mischief with the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra.
This government will not even think twice before giving Y+ security to Dawood Ibrahim if the Shiv Sena says something against him just because they want to play mischief in the state.
That's their hate for the Maharashtra government.
Do you justify the acts of Shiv Sainiks beating Kangana's posters with slippers?
According to me, Kangana Ranaut has committed an unpardonable crime and she must apologise to the people of Maharashtra, the Marathi people and mainly to the people of Mumbai.