Sena (UBT) replaces Gujarati signboard with Marathi in Ghatkopar | mumbai news | spcilvly

Mumbai: Ahead of the elections, a Maratha versus Gujarati controversy broke out in the city after workers of Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena removed a yard sign in northern Ghatkopar East district that read “Maro Ghatkopar” (My Ghatkopar) on Saturday and replaced it with a Marathi signboard. The sign was removed Sunday by police.

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After the photo of the board went viral on social media, leaders of Thackeray’s Ghatkopar camp removed the Gujarat board and replaced it with the Marathi language, saying ‘Majhe Ghatkopar’ (My Ghatkopar) with the party’s name. and the symbol of the burning torch. the board.

The video of this Marathi board went viral and to control the situation, the administration removed the board put up by the Sena (UBT) on Sunday.

After increasing incidents of polarization based on religion, political parties have initiated polarization based on regionalism. Recently, the Gujarati-Marathi dispute was reported after the incident in Mulund, where the Gujarati people denied space to a Marathi woman, Trupti Deorukhkar. Later, after the intervention of political parties, the officials of the Gujrati society apologized. This incident led to Gujarati-Marathi polarization ahead of the elections.

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