Mumbai: Local Shiv Sena MLA Vinod Ghosalkar
on Sunday said he was going to resign as legislator, to take on
Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam.
"As I am an MLA, I have some limitations. I cannot
violate the constitutional oath. Therefore, I have decided to
submit my resignation (as MLA) to party executive president
Uddhav Thackeray on November 5," Ghosalkar said.
Nirupam had recently said that north Indians in Mumbai
can bring the city to halt, as they render some essential
services. This started off a war of words between him and
Sena. Nirupam also dared the three Thackeray`s (Uddhav, Aditya
and MNS chief Raj Thackeray) to move around without security.
Ghosalkar said, "After resigning, I will take on
Sanjay Nirupam for making statements against Uddhavji and
Ghosalkar also took the responsibility for defacing of
the Nirupam`s posters in latter`s constituency in North