New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) Even as the demand for arrest of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Chief Raj Thackeray has gained ground, the Centre today denied that it has issued an advisory to the Maharashtra Government over MNS activists attacking North Indians appearing for railways examination yesterday.
No advisory has been sent from the Centre regarding the MNS, a home ministry spokesman clarified here when asked whether the Centre has issued an advisory to the Maharashtra government.
The issue also rocked Parliament when the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Samajwadi Party, Janata Dal (United) and Lok Janshakti Party created ruckus in the Lok Sabha demanding arrest of Raj Thackery for chauvinism, parochialism, regionalism for political ends''.
Railway Minister Lalu Prasad had described Mr Thackeray as 'mental case' and while a similar sentiment was expressed by Rajiv Ranjan of JD-U who called the MNS chief ''mentally sick''.
He wondered why action could not be taken against him when both the Central and state governments were being governed by the Congress led coalitions.
''Why can't the government serve a notice under Article 355 to the state government?'' he had wondered.
Syed Shahnawaz Hussain(BJP) said Home minister Shivraj Patil owed an explanation for the incident, demanding a statement from the government in this connection.
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