Mumbai, Mar 24 (UNI) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray today reiterated that the ban imposed on him by the state government was not successful.
Mr Thackeray, who was addressing a gathering here, said that he was in regular touch with the media people and his interview as well as his comments were being published in the newspapers during the period, especially in Marathi.
On the north Indian issue, Mr Thackeray said the party will hold a rally on May 3 and on the same day, MNS will decide its future action. ''Whatever I want to say on this issue, I will say on that day only,'' He said.
Pointing out the killing of fourteen north Indians in north eastern state of Manipur, protesting on similar issue, he said, '' Where were these leaders at that time.'' Without naming any political leader, Mr Thackarey remarked '' The leaders from Bihar, who are making verbal attacks on me are not much serious on the issue, rather they are eyeing---'Money-pore'---in Maharashtra.'' He was speaking at the celebration of ''Shiv Jayanti'' at Shivaji Park here in the metropolis. Around 10,000 people from across the state were gathered here to celebrate the function.
UNI ST-PP PK RK2254