Stung by the biggest rebellion since its inception, Shiv Sena, in its national executive meeting chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray adopted six resolutions regarding the internal workings of the party. The party convened a three-hour long national executive committee meet chaired by CM Uddhav Thackeray at Matoshree, Saturday.
The resolutions come even as the rebel faction called its own meet in Guwahati and named their unit “Shiv Sena Balasheb.” The name was met with staunch opposition by the Shiv Sena, especially by Uddhav who went on record to say: “Nobody has the right to use my father’s name. If Shinde wants to rename his faction, he must use his own father’s name.”
Nobody has the right to use my father’s name. If Shinde wants to rename his faction, he must use his own father’s name
Chief Minister, Maharashtra
Here’s a quick look at the six resolutions:
1) Sena’s national executive condemned the “treachery” of the rebel party legislators have displayed and expressed that the party and its organisation is strongly standing behind party leader Uddhav Thackeray. “The party gives all the rights to Thackeray to exercise control over the emerging scenario and to implement decisions required for the same,” the resolution read.
2) The national executive praised the work done by Thackeray as chief minister of Maharashtra especially during Covid pandemic.
3) Party’s national executive also passed a resolve to ensure Shiv Sena victory in the upcoming municipal corporation, council, panchayat, zilla parishad and panchayat samiti and other local body elections.
4) The meet thanked the Maharashtra government and the BMC for improvement work, coastal road, metro rail, property tax exemptions and the other developmental projects that it has undertaken, and asserted that under the leadership Uddhav and Aditya Thackeray, Shiv Sena we will ensure Mumbai’s sustained development.
5) According to the fifth resolution, Shiv Sena and Bal Thackeray are two sides of the same coin which are inseparable. Hence, besides Shiv Sena, no one else can use Balasaheb’s name.
6) In the sixth resolution, the party said it has always stayed true to Hindutva, the idea of a united Maharashtra and Marathi Asmita. “The party has never insulted and will never do so in the future. Those who committed treachery against the Sena, never mind their seniority in the party, we give full rights to Uddhav Thackeray to take action against them. The national executive resolutely stands behind him in this,” the resolution added.