PM Narendra Modi must co-operate with 'younger brother' Uddhav: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray share brotherly ties.

PM Narendra Modi must co-operate with 'younger brother' Uddhav: Shiv Sena
PM Narendra Modi must co-operate with 'younger brother' Uddhav: Shiv Sena.

The Shiv Sena on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray share brotherly ties and that it is the responsibility of the former to co-operate with his 'younger brother' who has taken charge of the state.

Meanwhile, Shiv Sena referring to the Centre said that Delhi should respect the decision made by the people of Maharashtra and take care that the stability of the state government is not bedeviled.

However, PM Modi tweeted congratulating Uddhav Thackeray as he wrote, ' Congratulations to Uddhav Thackeray Ji on taking oath as the CM of Maharashtra. I am confident he will work diligently for the bright future of Maharashtra.' 

Meanwhile, Responding to which the Shiv Sena referred to Modi as 'our prime minister' and said he has wished Maharashtra attains speedy development under Thackeray's leadership.

Shiv Sena as in latest interview said that, 'The Centre will have to co-operate (with the state) for that (speedy development). The Centre will have to extend help to bring Maharashtra's farmers out of their miseries and the BJP and Shiv Sena are sharing strained relations in Maharashtra politics, but Modi and Thackeray share brotherly ties.'

Shiv Sen added on by saying, ' Hence, it is the responsibility of Shri Modi to cooperate with the younger brother from Maharashtra as the prime minister, the prime minister does not belong to any single party, but the entire country. Delhi should respect the decision people of Maharashtra have taken and take care the stability of the state government is not bedeviled.'

Thackeray, who is heading the ruling party, Maha Vikas Aghadi, a post-poll alliance between the three major non-BJP parties which took shape after declaration of assembly poll results on October 24.