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Decision on supporting Kovind on Tuesday: Uddhav Thackeray

20 June 2017, 10:09 | Terri Saunders

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However, he said a final decision on the BJP candidate would be made at a meeting of party leaders scheduled to take place June 20 in Mumbai.

Presidential polls: Amit Shah meets Shiv Sena chief Uddhav ThackerayAmid reports of sharp differences between BJP and ally Shiv Sena over the presidential poll, a senior BJP member said that Sena would support NDA in the elections, to be held in mid-July. Why should we be interested if you want a person who will work only for Dalits? Sena has never engaged in caste-based politics. Our country is Hindu and there should be no fear in saying this.

The Shiv Sena had earlier floated the names of RSS Sarsanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat and agriculture scientist MS Swaminathan for the top post.

"Shah informed him (Thackeray) about the BJP choice and sought the Shiv Sena's support to Kovind's candidature", Raut said.

Speaking at a press conference in Mumbai, Shah recently said the BJP was ready for mid-term polls in Maharashtra.

However, Shiv Sena responded to the letter with an equally hard-hitting reply. "Only the Sena can speak in support of this people".

Thackeray, however, said that they would extend their support only if the decision was taken for the development of the nation.

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He also targeted the BJP for its failure to bring in common bovine slaughter rules across the country.

He said he was not afraid of the threat of mid-term elections. Why only keep talking about mid-term polls.

Against the backdrop of a speculation that mid-term polls could be in offing in Maharashtra, he said Sena is not unduly anxious about the snap polls, but is more concerned about suicides being committed by farmers.

The Sena chief said he offered prayers on Thursday at the Gajanan Maharaj Temple in Pune to give strength to the government to implement its promise of farm loans waiver.

"Don't feel that you will win everything".

The political atmosphere in the state is highly charged with the recent farmers agitation, an increasingly confrontationist ally, a belligerent opposition and pressure from within party ranks. "The farmers will not forgive those who called them as "saala" and make they cry", Thackeray said. Political observers feel this is a message to the Shiv Sena, the BJP's alliance partner in Maharashtra, which has been critical of the Fadnavis government on every count.

A fortnight ago, on May 30, officials of Board of Cricket Control of India and Pakistan Cricket Board had met in Dubai to discuss resuming bilateral cricket ties, but the meeting ended inconclusively.



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