Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said in Mumbai on Sunday that his party would not allow construction on Mahalaxmi Race Course grounds.
"We are not going to allow construction on open ground," Uddhav said at an event organised by Yuva Sena, the Sena`s youth wing, where the governor was also present.
The 99-year-old lease of the Mahalaxmi Race Course ended on May 31. Shiv Sena which rules the BMC is opposed to the renewal of the lease.
"For the last 99 years, horses ran here. Now the ground must be open to Mumbaikars," Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray.