The Mandir Maha Bharat debate has been a massive uproar in the state of Maharashtra, there has been a massive pressure mounted on Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. Maharashtra reopened pubs and restaurants amidst COVID and the temples remain closed. Many leaders have slammed the Shiv Sena for following Congress' steps. Many priests in India are asking the Maharashtra government to reopen temples. The debate between Governor of Maharashtra and Chief Minister of Maharashtra is now being taken in the political sphere. The state is not budging even after the heavy protests involved. There are many protests that are carried out in the state. NCP Supremo Sharad Pawar stated that in the Preamble, the word 'secular' equates and shields all religions.