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Nitesh Rane seeks entry in Guinness Records for Sena

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

In a jibe at the Shiv Sena, today sought a place in the Guinness World Records for the Uddhav Thackeray-led party for vowing to quit the BJP-led many times (and not doing so).

Rane, whose father was once with before joining Congress, today wrote a letter to the Guinness authorities, making this tongue in cheek demand.

"We would like to register a record on his (Uddhav Thackeray's) behalf for announcing a number of times that his party would withdraw support to government," Rane's letter to the Director of Guinness World Records said.

It will be a first-of-its-kind record, he said.

Though Sena and are long-time allies, relations between them are strained for the last few years. Sena had supported the recent farmers' agitation in Maharashtra, despite being a part of the

Meanwhile, reacting to Rane's letter, Sena spokesperson Manisha Kayande said her party already holds a Guinness record for collecting largest quantity of blood in a day (24,200 bottles) at a blood donation camp in 2010.

"Nitesh is a child in politics who is basking under the glory of his father without any substance of his own. He should be made aware that the Sena already holds a Guinness record and we are proud of it," Kayande said.

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 22:07 IST