Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Atul Bhatkhalkar promised to oppose the naming of the sporting activities facility in Mumbai’s Malad after Tipu Sultan as well as guaranteed to relabel the ground on the name of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj if they come to power in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.
The commencement of the park for 18th-century Mysuru leader Tipu Sultan on the Republic day by Congress leader as well as guardian priest of Mumbai Aslam Shaikh in his constituency has triggered controversy.
Talking to ANI, Bhatkhalkar claimed, “Shiv Sena’s Hindutva is phony. They speak of Hindutva simply for the purpose of it. It is cognizant of the naming of Malad ground on the name of Tipu Sultan. we will oppose this commencement by arranging dharna with our other BJP leaders. We won’t allow this happen as well as we guarantee if we are available in power in BMC we will certainly call this ground on the name of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.” The BJP MLA even more affirmed that Aslam Sheikh is the very same individual who composed a letter in the support of terrorist Yakub Memon, founded guilty in the 1993 Bombay blasts.
“Mumbaikars are now cognizant of Shiv Sena’s brand-new face. They are doing so simply to be in power. Aslam Sheikh coincides individual who had actually written a letter for the assistance of a terrorist Yakub Memon,” he claimed.
On The Other Hand, Vishwa Hindu Parishad spokesperson Shriraj Nair said that the naming of the complicated after Tipu Sultan is being done with an intention to interfere with tranquility in the city.
“This definitely is with an intent of destroying the peace of our Mumbai as well as can have been prevented, Our Maharashtra is a Sant Bhoomi as well as naming a project for a harsh barbaric Anti-Hindu is condemnable,” he tweeted.
On the various other hand, Sheikh, talking on the issue stated that the BJP is only politicising the concern as they had additionally called yards as well as roadways on the name of Tipu Sultan.
“BJP is simply politicising this issue. When they were in national politics lots of such Gardens, roadways were given the name of Tipu Sultan. Why do they have issues now?” he asked.
The Congress leader better termed Tipu Sultan “endure” and claimed that there ought to not be any type of problems in appointing a place his name.
“Tipu Sultan was endure as well as if his name is appointed to any place then what’s the issue. We do growth, not politics,” Sheikh said.
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Released on: Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 07:37 AM IST
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