Fadnavis terms CM Thackeray's speech as `another taunt bomb'

     Mumbai, May 14 (PTI) BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday poohpoohed Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's speech at a rally here as yet another "taunt bomb”, and said a befitting reply will be given.<br>        Earlier in the evening, Thackeray, who heads the Shiv Sena, launched a scathing attack on the BJP, a former ally, accusing it of peddling "fake Hindutva" and diverting people's attention from real issues.<br>         “…this turned out to be yet another taunt bomb…it will get reply and a befitting one,” Fadnavis tweeted in Marathi after the rally.<br>        The BJP leader had in the past accused Thackeray of taunting opposition leaders instead of speaking about the issues that concern people. <br>        Meanwhile, Avinash Abhyankar, a leader of the Raj Thackeray-led MNS, also took a jibe at the chief minister over Twitter.<br>         The character of `Lucky Singh' in the film "Lage Raho Munnabhai" gets the message `get well soon' from everybody, and his party too will send the same message (to Uddhav Thackeray), he said.<br>         CM Thackeray, in his speech, had taken potshots at Raj Thackeray, his estranged cousin, saying that like Sanjay Dutt's character `Munnabhai' in the film thinks that he is conversing with Mahatma Gandhi, some people think they have become (Shiv Sena founder) Bal Thackeray. PTI ENM MR <br>KRK   KRK

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