Mumbai, Apr 30 (UNI) Rajya Sabha member and president of Maharashtra unit of Samajwadi party Abu Azmi today said the state government will be responsible, if there is a law and order problem here on or after May 3, when MNS President Raj Thackeray, will hold a public meeting.
Speaking at a press conference here, Mr Azmi said the state government should not have given permission to the MNS chief to hold the rally, as he had openly said to the media that his stand against the migrant north Indians in Mumbai and other parts of the state stands unchanged and he and his party are totally against them coming to the city and Maharashtra for a living, and that they will act after the rally.
''The state government wants MNS to grow and cut the Shiv Sena to size, which is against interests of people in Maharashtra,'' Mr Azmi said.
Raj Thackeray will address his followers on May 3 at a public meeting after more than two months of Mumbai police's gag order against him.
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