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Uddhav dares BJP to 'resign' from Maha govt,face midterm polls

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

chief today dared his party's ruling ally to "resign" from the and face midterm polls.

The state's ruling partners are also part of the at the Centre, but relations between them are strained for quite some time.

"I challenge you to resign from the and face polls once again. We will show you the Shiv Sena's power. Even during the (Modi) wave, the got votes in Sena's name," Thackeray said, addressing a rally for a local in Nanded.

Thackeray also took swipe at Prime Minister Modi over his visit.

"I was watching on television today. Saw the PM campaigning for the polls which are two months away. How did he suddenly remember his school today? Did he not feel like visiting his school before? Why before the polls?" he asked.

Modi today visited Vadnagar, his birth place in north Gujarat, first time since he became the prime minister. He also visited his school.

Thackeray also said people were now forwarding a joke on social media that prime minister of India 'may visit India soon', apparently referring to Modi's frequent foreign tours.

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First Published: Sun, October 08 2017. 21:07 IST