Uddhav held a meeting with his camp leaders at the Shiv Sena Bhavan in Mumbai
Shiv Sena (UBT) president Uddhav Thackeray on Monday held an emergency meeting with his close allies at the Shiv Sena Bhavan in Mumbai to decide on their future course of action, especially after losing the name ‘Shiv Sena’ and election symbol ‘bow and arrow’. Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde led the division.
Leaders close to Thackeray including Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Rawat, Subhash Desai, Anil Desai and Anil Barab attended the meeting held at Sena Bhavan in Dadar area.
Thackeray has also invited several district level leaders of his camp to discuss future course of action.
The Election Commission on Friday recognized the Shinde-led outfit as the real Shiv Sena and ordered it to be allotted the ‘bow and arrow’ election symbol, dealing a major blow to Uddhav Thackeray in the process. 1966.
In an interim order in October last year, the Election Commission had allowed the Thackeray team to retain the name Shiv Sena (Uddav Balasaheb Thackeray) and the ‘flaming jyothi’ election symbol till the end of the upcoming Assembly by-elections in the state.
Former Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had on Sunday said that all political parties should keep their eyes open and alert after the Election Commission decided to recognize Chief Minister Eknath Shinde’s party as the real Shiv Sena.
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