Mumbai. While announcing on the birth anniversary of ‘VD Savarkar’ on May 28, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra said, ‘The newly constructed Bandra-Versova sea link will be known as Veer Savarkar. The 140th birth anniversary of freedom fighter Veer Savarkar was celebrated on Sunday. The Chief Minister said that for a long time the state government was trying to change the name of the Bandra-Versova sea link. Earlier it was being said that the government is going to change the name of Bandra-Versova Sea-Link, then the government gave it a new name on the birth anniversary of Veer Savarkar.
Shinde is very impressed with Savarkar
Savarkar holds an important place in the politics of Maharashtra, his stature is very big in national politics as well. During the ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’, Rahul Gandhi’s statement against Savarkar was criticized across the country. At the same time, Eknath Shinde took out ‘Savarkar Gaurav Yatra’ from Thane in April in protest. At the same time, Shiv Sena of Shinde faction had announced that it will start this journey in all 288 assembly seats of the state. Means it will be done in the whole state.
Congress ally Pawar was also tight-lipped on the issue
On Rahul Gandhi’s statement against Sarvarkar, Congress’s closest ally NCP’s strongman Sharad Pawar kept silence. This shows that the great ‘importance’ of the freedom fighter Veer Sarkar in the politics of Maharashtra. On BJP’s repeated attack on Congress, Sharad Pawar had advised Rahul Gandhi to keep quiet. He said that Veer Savarkar’s contribution to independence cannot be ignored, focusing on other important issues of the country such as inflation, unemployment and political crisis.
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New Parliament House inaugurated on Savarkar’s birth anniversary
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the new Parliament House of India on the 140th birth anniversary of freedom fighter Veer Savarkar. At the same time, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra had described this building as a “symbol of New India” and urged all the opposition parties to remove differences and participate in its inauguration.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : May 28, 2023, 23:59 IST