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Attack on me was sponsored by Uddhav Thackeray’s government: Kirit Somaiya

MUMBAI, APRIL 24 (AGENCY)

A day after Shiv Sena supporters hurled shoes and water bottles at his vehicle outside Khar police station in Mumbai, former Bharatiya Janata Party MP Kirit Somaiya on Sunday claimed that the attack was “sponsored” by the Uddhav Thackeray government in Maharashtra. ” Was. Somaiya had gone to the police station on Saturday to meet arrested Independent MP Navneet Rana and her MLA husband Ravi Rana. Their (couple’s) call to recite Hanuman Chalisa outside Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray’s residence ‘Matoshree’ had enraged Shiv Sena supporters. Talking to reporters here on Sunday, Somaiya claimed, “The attack on me was sponsored by the Uddhav Thackeray government. Around 70-80 Shiv Sena workers gathered at the entrance of Khar police station when I had gone to the police station. I had informed the police that Shiv Sena goons might attack me and later the same happened. The BJP leader claimed that the police had registered a false FIR against him. “Such a false FIR can be registered only under the rule of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray,” he said. He (Thackeray’s) and Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Pandey are behind this. They demanded immediate removal of Pandey from the post. Somaiya also said that he would visit New Delhi and meet the Union Home Secretary regarding the matter.

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