Maharashtra Navnirman Sena’s chief and late Bal Thackeray’s nephew, Raj Thackeray came Rajat Sharma’s popular show “Aap Ki Adalat” on India TV. During the interview he not only explained about his reason to support Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha polls, his conflicts with Uddhav Thackeray but showed his wish to become chief minister of Maharashtra. He too argued about his aggressiveness regarding toll tax and North Indian migrants. We bring to you 5 quotes or explanations of Raj Thackeray made by in the show Aap Ki Adalat.
“I never start giving provocative statements.”
When asked why he gives provocative statements about other leaders, Raj Thackeray said, “I never start giving such kind of comments. I comment after their statements and I always say the truth.” Talking about violent way to protest against toll tax Raj Thackeray said, “I am not against toll tax but against how government is implementing toll tax. First I gave memorandum then I adopted this way.”
“Elect my party to make me Chief Minister”
For the first time Raj Thackeray wished to become Chief Minister of Maharashtra. While giving answer to a woman he said, “If you want to solve the problems of the state then give me powers. If my party gets majority I am ready to become the Chief Minister of the state”.
“I support Narendra Modi, not BJP”
Giving explanation about his support to BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Raj Thackeray said that I was the first who admired Narendra Modi’s work in 2011 and said that he can lead the country. When asked that BJP president Rajnath Singh comments about his support Raj Thackeray said, “My support is for Narendra Modi, not for Rajnath Singh or BJP”.
“Narendra Modi should focus on UP, Bihar and Jharkhand after becoming PM”
When asked that why Raj Thackeray and his party target migrants of UP, Bihar and Jharkhand, he said, “We should not feel proud when people from other states come to Maharashtra because it shows that other states are lacking in regards of developments. If Narendra Modi becomes PM, I would request him to focus on those states first.”
“A call can bring Uddhav and me together”
Even before splitting from Shiv Sena there was huge rivalry between Raj Thackeray and Uddhav Thackeray which is still going on. But Raj Thackeray indicates that they can be together if Uddhav Thackeray wants then just make a call and it might bring us together.”
Apart from these quotes Raj Thackeray also clarified that he doesn’t want to jump into the fray of national politics. Raj Thackeray was so straight forward in giving answers and using wits in his answers he entertained the audience too.