'No entry' for trains from N India warns MNS

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{image-mumbai violence_05022008.jpg www.oneindia.com}Nasik, Feb 5: MNS leader Vasant Gite accused north Indian leaders of being responsible for the ongoing problems in Mumbai and other parts of the state. Moreover, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has also threatened not to allow trains coming from North India in Maharashtra. The MNS corporator warned such ''provocative' speeches like distributing 'lathis' will not be tolerated.

Earlier, Samajwadi Party chief Abu Azmi had said, "we will distribute lathis to north Indians". Gite said 'we have no objection if outsiders coming to Maharashtra to earn their livelihoods but they should behave well and should love and respect the state where they earn and prosper".
Meanwhile, Samajwadi Party state unit general secretary and city President Mushir Sayyed said SP would give a befitting reply if anyone dared to attack north Indians.

''I am proud of Maharashtra and it's wrong to create a rift between the people by indulging in regionalism just to gain political mileage''.

MNS chief Raj Thackeray's agitation against Bollywood celebrity Amitabh Bachchan's loyalty towards his native place (Uttar Pradesh) has raised many constitutional quetions. For which Jaya Bachchan and Amar Singh expressed thier strong opposition. Many disapproves to Thackeray's opposition to the celebration of Uttar Bharatiya Diwas and Chhath Puja in Maharashtra. A day after clashes between supporters of Raj Thackeray and Samajwadi Party workers in Mumbai, two unidentified youths threw bottles at Amitabh Bachchans" residence 'Prateeksha' in Mumbai.

Moreover, MNS activists also took to streets and attacked mumbaikars from to north Indian community. On a prudent note to Raj's notion Railway Minister Lalu Yadav said that non-Maharashtrians should shout the slogan Jai Maharashtra , people should instead say Jai Bharat .

The recent instances in Mumbai by MNS reflects not only the dirty politics by Raj Thackeray but also revived the question whether those living in metro have a right to target migrants from other states.

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