Thane, May 18 (UNI) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which has been trying hard to grab Thane Lok Sabha Constituency from Shiv Sena, was put in neck deep trouble after Sena complained to election commission for alleged violation of Child Labour Act and corruption.
Addressing a public meeting Yesterday after a day-long road show in Kalyan,Shiv Sena Executive President Uddhav Thackeray screened TV channel Sahara Samay's two news videos against NCP that shook the audience.
In the first video, children in the age group of eight to ten were shown campaigning for NCP at Bhayander where money was also distributed freely.
The second video showed Durbar Hall, wherein President Pratibha Patil was giving away the awards to widows of the jawans who sacrificed their lives for the country. It also showed Prime Minister and his wife who was shown sobbing. But at the same time, Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar was enjoying IPL matches in Mumbai.
After showing these two clippings Mr Thackeray spoke about various issues and pointed out that Deputy Chief Minister of the state R R Patil made baseless statements.
Touching upon the various issues of price rise, power shortage, farmers suicide, he said Maharashtra is in weakest position so NCP had no right to remain in power.
Later while talking to UNI after the meeting, Mr Thackeray said that Shiv Sena had taken a serious note of violation of Child Labour Act and distribution of money, and complained to election commission. At the same time, he pointed out that the money being distributed by NCP was curse from farmers who had committed suicide so the money should not be accepted.
This election for the Thane is not a fight between Shiv Sena and NCP, rather it is a fight between Sena and the person who wants to be bigger than Sena (referring to Maharashtra Minister Ganesh Naik, who was with Sena but betrayed the party.
''Hence I appeal you to choose a person who is highly educated, who will fight your case in the Lok Sabha and bring reforms in Thane, he concluded.
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