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MNS Chief Raj Thackeray. (Twitter/@RajThackeray)

MNS Chief Raj Thackeray. (Twitter/@RajThackeray)

The social gathering’s metropolis president Ankush Pawar and different activists entered Thakkar Bazaar bus stand and altered the vacation spot board of an Aurangabad-bound bus to Sambhajinagar.

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  • Final Up to date: January 02, 2021, 18:21 IST
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Amid the continued controversy over renaming of Aurangabad as Sambhajinagar, activists of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Saturday staged an agitation in Nashik metropolis by altering the vacation spot board of a state transport bus. The social gathering’s metropolis president Ankush Pawar and different activists entered Thakkar Bazaar bus stand and altered the vacation spot board of an Aurangabad-bound bus to Sambhajinagar.

Protestors demanded that the three-party MVA authorities ought to change town’s identify to Sambhajinagar by January 26. The MNS additionally criticised the Shiv Sena for softening its stand on the problem attributable to its alliance with the Congress.

Earlier this week, Maharashtra Congress chief Balasaheb Thorat had mentioned that his social gathering would strongly oppose any proposal to rename town, citing that altering the names of locations was not a part of the Frequent Minimal Programme (CMP) of the three ruling events – the Sena, NCP and Congress. It was the Shiv Sena, which had first made the demand to rename Aurangabad as Sambhajinagar over twenty years in the past.

A proposal to that impact had been handed within the common physique assembly of the Aurangabad Municipal Company (AMC) in June 1995, which was challenged by a Congress corporator within the excessive court docket and later within the Supreme Court docket.

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