Shiv Sena’s gundas attacked my automobile, wanted to kill me: BJP’s Kirit Somaiya amid Hanuman Chalisa row


Hours after excessive voltage drama following politician couple Navneet and Ravi Rana’s ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ announcement and their arrest, Mumbai witnessed one other political controversy after BJP chief Kirit Somaiya alleged that he was attacked by 100 Shiv Sena staff who have been making an attempt to kill him.

In a sequence of tweets, the Maharashtra chief alleged that the assault passed off within the presence of police personnel and stated that the legislation and order scenario within the state is devastated.

“I’m shocked, within the presence of fifty police individuals, within the compound/campus of Khar Police Station, Shivsena’s 100 Gundas assault me with Stones, Wanted to KILL Me. What the Police Commissioner is doing? How so many Mafia Sena Gundas allowed to collect in police station?, Somaiya wrote on Twitter.

The BJP chief additionally alleged that this was the third time he was assaulted by Shiv Sena staff in an try to kill him.

“This in 3 rd time Uddhav Thackeray’s Gundas tried to KILL Me, first at Vashim than Pune and now at Police Station ( Khar Mumbai) itself,” he added.

About the assault, the BJP chief alleged that he was attacked by Shiv Sainiks, who pelted stones and broke the window of his automobile outdoors the Khar police station, the place he went to meet the Navneet Kaur and Ravi Rana.

In the video posted on his Twitter deal with, the chief’s face may be seen bleeding.

Mumbai police refused to register my FIR- Somaiya’s different huge allegation

The BJP chief levelled one other huge allegation and stated that the Mumbai police had refused to register his FIR after the assault.

“Mumbai Police has refused to lodge my FIR, as an alternative,  they lodged a bogus FIR stating that only one stone was hurled; 70-80 Shiv Sainiks attacked me, no motion by Khar Police regardless of intimation.third try by Uddhav Thackeray to take my life-Washim, Pune & now Khar,’ ANI quoted Somaiya as saying.

BJP’s response

Meanwhile, former Maharashtra CM and BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis condemned the assault on colleague Kirit Somaiya and stated he’ll speak to the house minister pertaining to the assault.

“I’ll communicate with the house secretary and residential minister at present over the assault on Kirit Somaiya, and also will write a letter to take motion towards the police, who’re working as political staff,’ Fadnavis instructed ANI.

“Despite Kirit Somaiya informing Khar Police prior about the possibility of an attack & seeking Z+ protection, the police didn’t take any action. Instead, they permitted Shiv Sena goons to carry out the attack under state govt’s pressure,” he added.

This comes after Maharashtra MP Navneet Kaur Rana on Saturday introduced that she is going to recite Hanuman Chalisa outdoors Uddhav Thackeray’s residence ‘Matoshree’ alongside along with her husband Ravi Rana, who’s an unbiased MLA.

The announcement triggered a big protest by Shiv Sena staff outdoors Matoshree and later, the duo was arrested.

A case has additionally been filed towards Shiv Sena staff.


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