Why does BMC object during Hindu Festivals: MNS Chief Raj Thackeray raises question

The MNS chief slammed BMC and said that the civic body has problems with Ganpati ‘Pandals’ but doesn’t object to Muslims performing Namaz on roads


Fueling the controversy, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray again questioned the practice of performing Namaz on streets and using loudspeakers during Azaan.

Speaking at an event in Navi Mumbai, the MNS chief targeted Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) saying that the civic body objects putting up Ganpati Mandap during Ganesh Chaturthi but doesn’t have a problem with people performing Namaz on roads. 

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Why Hindu festivals are the subject of interference but not Muslims performing Namaz on streets and using loudspeakers during Azaan?” asked MNS chief Raj Thackeray. 

Speaking about the Maratha Reservation Row, the MNS chief slammed Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and asserted the state government to withdraw cases registered against young protestors. 

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Earlier on July 28, speaking at a press conference in Pune, MNS chief sparked a controversy saying that Muslims should offer Namaz at home and not on the roads.

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