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Why is Sena panicked over Rane's RS nomination, asks BJP

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A day after the asked how can be BJP's candidate for the Rajya Sabha when he is not even a member of that party, the today sought to know why the Sena has become panicky over Rane's candidature.

Talking to reporters outside the here, where the budget session is in progress, and MLA from Mumbai asserted that Rane was now with his party.

"Rane is now with the But it seems he has given some people sleepless nights. I would like to know what has made so panicky over Rane's nomination, though he had left some 13 years ago," he asked.

"Is Shiv Sena considering Rane as a threat because he could make inroads into Konkan region, which is still a stronghold of Shiv Sena?" Kadam asked.

The BJP was speaking to reporters today outside the assembly, as the state budget session is in progress.

Kadam is the first BJP who came out in support of Rane after and of the party in council raised some questions against BJP fielding Rane as its RS nominee.

The Shiv Sena yesterday asked how Rane be the ally BJP's candidate for Rajya Sabha from when he is not a member of the saffron party.

"From which party has filed his nomination? If the BJP has made him a member, when did he accept BJP's membership?" senior Sena had said.

If Rane has become a BJP member, did he resign from his own newly founded outfit first, the had asked.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 13:25 IST
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