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Believed in Modi, no change in last 3 years, feel betrayed: Raj Thackeray

Protesting the recent stampede on a foot overbridge that left 23 people dead, he said he felt betrayed

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Raj Thackeray (Photo: Wikipedia)
Raj Thackeray (Photo: Wikipedia)

chief on Thursday led a march to the headquarters here to protest the recent stampede on a foot overbridge that left 23 people dead, and said he felt "betrayed" by Prime Minister

Thackeray addressed a gathering of protesters outside the Churchgate station in south where he lashed out at Modi and chief


"It seems as if only two or three people are running the country. president himself called their own promises 'chunavi jumla' (rhetoric). Even (Union minister) said the promise of 'achhe din' is like a bone stuck in the throat. It clearly means the has failed on many fronts," the chief said.

The Navnirman Sena leader, who had a good rapport with Modi and backed his prime ministerial bid in 2014, said he was angry because the country has seen very little progress in the last three years.

"I do not see any major changes in the last three years despite the having a good mandate. We believed in him (Modi) and now we feel we have been betrayed," he said.

Thackeray also met officials of the and handed over a memorandum of demands, which included improvement in infrastructure and eviction of hawkers from suburban railway stations.

First Published: Thu, October 05 2017. 20:23 IST
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