Mumbai: Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar on Thursday reacted to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jiten Gajaria's alleged tweet on Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's wife Rashmi Thackeray. She said that the BJP is passing derogatory comments On Mrs. Thackeray, Gajararia is a turncoat.
She says that Gajararia has jumped from NCP to BJP like a Kangaroo. "Who is Jiten Gajaraia? He has jumped from Nationalist Congress Party to Bharatiya Janata Party like a kangaroo and today he is passing such derogatory comments about women of Maharashtra, about Rashmi Bhabhi," Ms Pednekar told ANI.
She asks the reason behind dragging Rashmi. "What could be the reason for dragging Rashmi Bhabhi, whom we know as Balasaheb Thackeray's daughter-in-law, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's wife and Aditya Thackeray's mother," she added.
She says that Balashaheb Thackeray has raised BJP by alliance and now BJP is abusing Rashmi. "Balasaheb Thackeray himself raised BJP party by holding its hand and made it big in politics. And today they are saying abusive words against his daughter-in-law only. Where did they get so much pride from? I challenge that whatever it is, if this Gajaria comes in front of us, the Mahila Aghadi of Shiv Sena will see him," she stated.
Earlier on Thursday, social media convener of Bharatiya Janata Party in Maharashtra Jiten Gajaria was summoned for questioning by Mumbai Police Crime Branch's Cyber Cell on Thursday for his alleged tweet on Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's wife Rashmi Thackeray.
Gajararia was spotted at BKC Cyber Police Station for recording statement after summoning.
Gajaria had on January 4, posted a photo of Rashmi Thackeray with the caption "Marathi Rabri Devi". After the uproar, Jiten Gajaria deleted the Twitter post.