Uddhav Thackeray with Prakash Ambedkar (left)
In a bid to boost his fortunes ahead of the Mumbai civic polls, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday announced that his Shiv Sena (UBT) will form an alliance with Prakash Ambedkar-led Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA), NDTV reported.
"Today is 23rd January, the birth anniversary of Balasaheb Thackeray. I am satisfied and happy that several people of Maharashtra wanted us to come together. Prakash Ambedkar and I am here today to form an alliance," Thackeray said.
He said the Thackerays and Ambedkars “have a history”.
"My grandfather and Prakash Ambedkar's grandfather were colleagues and they fought against the social
First Published: Jan 23 2023 | 2:23 PM IST