Uddhav Thackeray calls Maharashtra government 'useless', slams Centre over mutilation of jawans

Uddhav also took a dig at cow vigilantism saying that before the elections there was 'Chai pe charcha', but after elections there is 'gai pe charcha'.

A day after asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop 'Mann ki Baat' and do 'Gun ki Baat', Shiv Sena president upped his ante against the BJP and labelled the Maharashtra govt as 'useless'. Uddhav was addressing elected local body representatives of the Shiv Sena at Rangsharada auditorium in Mumbai.

"The condition of farmers is bad. If the Uttar Pradesh government can take a decision of loan waiver, why can't it be taken here in Maharashtra. Someone said there is Yogi sarkar in Uttar Pradesh and a "nirupayogi" (useless) sarkar in Maharashtra," Uddhav quipped.

Uddhav also continued his attack on the Cenre in the wake of Poonch attacks. Uddhav questioned whether the notebandi has brought any change in the country.

"There is a rise in Naxal activities in Chhattisgarh. If notebandi would have brought any change, Kashmir wouldn't have been burning today," Uddhav added.

"The situation was same during the Congress rule in last 60 years, so what has changed?" Uddhav questioned.

BJP SPREADING PARTY WINGS, NOT OF NATION

Uddhav slammed the BJP saying that the party is working only for spreading its wings and not the nation.

Taking a U-turn on the NDA resolution to fight 2019 elections under Narendra Modi's leadership, Uddhav said the line in the resolution was added by Ram Vilas Paswan. "When NDA allies met in Delhi and passed a resolution to fight 2019 elections together, Ram Vilas Paswan added a line saying, we will fight under the leadership of Narendra Modi. I questioned there why are you in a hurry for 2019 elections? There are still 2 years left. Why are you in a hurry to fight elections? People have given you mandate to work for them; do that first, don't just think about elections and your party. The Shiv Sena does not agree to this," Uddhav claimed.

Uddhav also took a dig at the cow vigilantism saying that before the elections there was 'Chai pe charcha', but after elections there is (only) 'gai pe charcha'. "Cows should be saved.. but before that country should be saved, so that cows too are saved..." Uddhav added.

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