Thackeray vs Thackeray

Estranged cousins Uddhav and Raj Thackeray never miss an opportunity to take potshots at each other.

After Raj, who heads the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), asked his followers to set new auto-rickshaws afire to protest the issuing of licences to people from outside Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena chief Uddhav, while addressing a function for upgrading Mumbai's fire brigade, said his party was in favour of extinguishing fires, not igniting them.

Uddhav's jibe and strong criticism, especially on social media, forced Raj to withdraw his stir and the MNS chief asked his party members to keep calm for the time being.

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