Yoga Guru Ramdev referred to as on Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and solemnly touched his ft, whilst the Shiv Sena questioned the latter’s powers right here on Tuesday. The duo additionally had discussions throughout what was described as a “courtesy visit” by officers. Earlier, he additionally met Devendra Fadnavis, Vice Chairman of Bharatiya Janata Party.
Briefly interacting with the media later, Ramdev mentioned that CM Shinde is a beacon of ‘Sanatan Hindutva’ who adopted the beliefs of the late Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray, with whom he had a cordial relationship.
“Now Eknath Shinde is the true heir to the Hindu heritage of Balasaheb Thackeray,” mentioned Ramdev, whose nephew Ravi Rana is an impartial Amravati MP. Rana’s spouse, Navneet Kaur-Rana, is an impartial MP from the similar district.
Ramdev’s feedback raised eyebrows in Sena circles, with spokesman Kishore Tiwari questioning what “is the locus standi” for Ramdev to touch upon Balasaheb Thackeray’s legacy.
“Ramdev himself is a tainted person. He is giving a suo moto certificate to the unholy Shinde-Fadnavis alliance which still has not earned the credibility or respect of the people of the state, and the matter is in proceedings in court,” Tiwari mentioned. . .
The Rana couple rose to fame in April after they led an aggressive commotion to sing the Hanuman Chalisa outdoors the non-public residence of former CM Uddhav Thackeray of Maha Vikas Aghadi.
Following a sudden rebel by Shinde and 50 different lawmakers supporting the Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress MVA regime, Thackeray resigned in late June.