MUMBAI: Shiv Sena’s leader and MP Sanjay Raut said that Shiv Sena has always been in the role of big brother in Maharashtra and will continue to do so In Maharashtra, there has been a clear indication from the Shiv Sena that coalition alliance with BJP is possible only for the Lok Sabha elections when they get more seats. After the party meeting in Mumbai on Monday. Sanjay Raut said that even if he receives any proposal in the state to contest the elections on equal seats, Shiv Sena will not approve it. In response to news of Sanjay Raut’s decision to decide the alliance with Maharashtra in Maharashtra and fighting in equal seats.
While rejecting reports of contesting seats with BJP, Sanjay Raut said, “We do not have any such information. You (media) people know better, we have not received any proposal from the BJP till now. And if it is still there, then we can not sit here to accept such proposals. We have said that Shiv Sena will remain in the role of elder brother in Maharashtra.
Explaining the issues raised in the meeting of the Shiv Sena to the media persons, Rout said, “At the meeting, a number of important issues have been discussed. Among them, the issues of drought-hit area in Raafel and Maharashtra are important. The reservation of 10% reservation for the poor in the general category was also discussed. On this, Uddhav Thackeray says that if the Modi government considers poor people of 8 lakh rupees annually and is giving them reservation, then such income should be exempted in tax also.