In a video clip shared on Facebook, native Sena employee Nitin Nandgaonkar was seen asking the proprietor of Karachi Sweets in suburban Bandra to rename it as an alternative after his father or grandfather
Mumbai: A Shiv Sena employee has demanded that the proprietor of a candy store ought to drop Karachi from the identify, as a result of it’s a Pakistani metropolis.
The Sena, the ruling social gathering in Maharashtra, nonetheless, distanced itself from the demand.
In a video clip shared on Facebook, native Sena employee Nitin Nandgaonkar was seen asking the proprietor of Karachi Sweets in suburban Bandra to rename it as an alternative after his father or grandfather.
“Don’t use the name Karachi in Mumbai. We have problem with the name Karachi. Our jawan (died) on Bhai Dooj. Pakistan is a country of terrorists,” he stated.
Nandgaonkar additional instructed the proprietor that he’ll give him time to rename the store.
In his publish on Facebook he added that the phrase Karachi must be dropped from all signboards in 15 days.
But Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut later tweeted that Karachi Bakeries and Karachi Sweet Shops are working in Mumbai for the final 60 years, and “they have nothing to do with Pakistan”.
“It makes no sense to ask for changing their names now. Demand for changing their name is not Shiv Sena’s official stance,” the Rajya Sabha member stated.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in an announcement hit out on the Shiv Sena over its employee “threatening” a store proprietor, and requested the police to take discover of the incident, saying it was the very last thing town wants throughout a pandemic.
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