The leader of the Shiv Sena group, Aaditya Thackeray, has carried out numerous attacks on rebel Shiv Sena MPs amid a political crisis in Maharashtra. Whether calling rebel MPs “dirty” or accusing them of “treason”, leader Shiv Sena is seen fighting fiercely in the midst of a political battle. He told ANI that he is confident that Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) will win because they have everyone’s love. Aaditya has also stated that 15 rebel MPs went with Shiv Sena and want to return.
Government MVA will continue. Strength has brought us here…we will also come to power in Delhi,” he told workers at Shiv Sena in Mumbai’s Byculla. “When the CMs were hospitalized, they (rebellious delegates) sold out. I want to ask them, is there no more human love? We trusted them,” he added.
“Many people told us that the National People’s Congress and the Communist Party of China would betray us, but our people have betrayed us. Many of the delegates were guards, rickshaw drivers and paan traders – we made them ministers. On May 20, Uddhav Thackeray offered him (Eknath Shinde) as CM and he acted in some dramas,” said Thackeray.
Aaditya Thackeray’s political career
Thackeray is the son of Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and the grandson of the late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray. He is the Minister of Higher Education, Tourism and Environment of the Government of Maharashtra. A law graduate from Kishinchand Chellaram College of Law in Mumbai, Thackeray forayed into politics in 2010 as president of Shiv Sena’s youth group, Yuva Sena. He was elected president of Mumbai District Football Association in 2017. Young politician was chosen as leader of Shiv Sena in 2018. In October 2019, scion Thackeray won the election. Maharashtra’s parliament of Worli, thus becoming the first member of Thackeray family to contest and win an election.