In two decades Shiv Sena backed a bandh, showcased dominance over Mumbai ahead of BMC elections

by Web Desk | Published: 11 Oct 2021

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Ahead of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation elections to be held in 2022, the Shiv Sena on Monday through its statewide bandh showcased its supremacy and control in the city of Mumbai. This bandh was against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The bandh in the city of Mumbai showcased that Shiv Sena has a huge impact on the city and still can bring the city’s working-class to pause and ask them to follow the law and orders. 
This bandh showed the strength and power the Shiv Sena carries right now in the city of Mumbai, which is very important for the upcoming Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections 2022 against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Though notice that the bandh was being followed by Mumbaikars, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders alleged that the Bandh was imposed and the shop owners were forced to shut down their shops and also other establishments.
The Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis denied the fact that the people have supported the Maha Vikas Aghadi’s (MVA) decision of Maharashtra Bandh and have also alleged that it was forced and imposed on the citizens. 
The Shiv Sena has a long history of Bandhs, when Shiv Sena Superior leader Bal Thackeray used to bring the city of Mumbai to a pause, when would announce a Bandh in the city of Mumbai, the city used to be all closed with all its services paused as there was fear of the Shiv Sainiks, the superior leader used Bandh to showcase its dominance over Mumbai. 
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