The Shiv Sena on Thursday stated that slogan hailing Shivaji doesn’t violate constitutional norms after an argument erupted as Vice-President and chairman of Rajya Sabha M Venkaiah Naidu expressed his disapproval over BJP MP Udayanraje Bhosale chanting “Jai Bhavani, Jai Shivaji” after taking oath on Wednesday.
“I’ve by no means thought that this slogan violates any constitutional norms. The slogan ‘Jai Bhavani, Jai Shivaji’ was as vital as ‘Jai Hind’ and ‘Vande Mataram’,” Raut stated and added that numerous different slogans within the each the Homes of Parliament have been shouted by lawmakers earlier.
Raut added that Naidu is an individual who follows the principles and subsequently this situation shouldn’t be dragged. “Guidelines of the Home and sentiments of members are two completely different points,” the Sena MP stated.
In a video clip of the oath ceremony, Naidu is heard telling Udayan Raje: “On your future reference, no different slogans are allowed within the Home”.
On Thursday, Naidu tweeted making it clear that he didn’t imply to insult anyone. “All the time been a powerful and vocal admirer of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and worshipper of Goddess Bhawani. Reminded members that as per typical follow on the time of taking oath no slogans are given. No disrespect in any respect,” he tweeted.
Former Lok Sabha MP and Shiv Sena chief Chandrakant Khaire staged a protest in Aurangabad in opposition to the “insult” of king Shivaji. Shiv sainiks additionally protested in Navi Mumbai over the difficulty.
Raje, a descendant of Shivaji, dismissed the difficulty and stated there was no insult to the 17th-century warrior king. “He (Naidu) stated you may take the oath, however don’t add the rest to it… it’s not according to the Structure… However some individuals have created an argument out of it. Had (Shivaji) Maharaj been insulted, I’m not the one to maintain quiet. I might have resigned on the very second,” he stated. “Naidu did no fallacious. Had he completed so, I might have sought his apology,” Bhosale added.
Raut added that he agrees with the BJP MP and stated he merely introduced up the difficulty after followers of Shivaji Maharaj felt that the descendants of Shivaji have been insulted.