Manohar Joshi has no political future, says Narayan Rane
Mumbai: Maharashtra Minister Narayan Rane on Tuesday took a dig at beleaguered Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi after the latter was forced to leave a Dussehra function following protests against him by his party`s cadre.
Slamming Joshi for his alleged greed, Rane, who is now a Congress leader and also Maharashtra`s minister for industries, said that suffering humiliation was nothing new for the former Shiv Sena chief minister of Maharashtra. Rane had formerly belonged to Sena before joining Congress.
"Looking at his age, Joshi has no political future and no followers left. Therefore, he should sit at home. On several occasions, he was humiliated and insulted by the late Sena chief Bal Thackeray, even when he was the chief minister of Maharashtra.
"Joshi can tolerate all sorts of insults for the sake of the power," Rane said, adding that the way Sena supporters had treated its party`s former chief minister at the Dussehra rally on Sunday was improper.
"Had Balasaheb been at the helm of the party, he would have tackled the situation differently. A public humiliation is not what Joshi deserved. I think this is the difference of leadership between Balasaheb and his son," he said.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- DNA: Beaten by mob in Kolkata, US NRI vows never to return in India
- When will democracy get freedom from dynasty politics?
- Delhi: Taxi driver dies as BMW rams into car near IIT
- DNA: Has bad time started for American 'media' after Donald Trump became US President?
- DNA: Analyzing the role of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in Indian Independence
- WATCH: Epic Staredown between Goldberg, The Undertaker and Brock Lesnar at WWE Raw
- Jallikattu stir: As it happened on Monday
- Naresh Agrawal breaks silence on leaving Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party and joining BJP
- International Space Station – When, where and how to spot ISS
- Reliance Jio impact: Bharti Airtel Q3 net profit dips 54% to Rs 503.7 crore