A day after the Shiv Sena asked how Narayan Rane can be BJP's candidate for the Rajya Sabha when he is not even a member of that party, the BJP today sought to know why the Sena has become panicky over Rane's candidature.
"Rane is now with the BJP. But it seems he has given some people sleepless nights. I would like to know what has made Shiv Sena so panicky over Rane's nomination, though he had left Shiv Sena 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 leader was speaking to reporters today outside the assembly, as the state budget session is in progress.
The Shiv Sena yesterday asked how Rane be the ally BJP's candidate for Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra when he is not a member of the saffron party.
If Rane has become a BJP member, did he resign from his own newly founded outfit first, the Sena leader had asked.
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