Yesterday’s post Some Difficult Questions said:
‘What was amazing is also the complete absence of the T-word. None of the breathless news readers or reporters of any newspaper used the word ‘terror’ to describe the feelings of the people who were the object of attention of Raj Thackeray’s companions.’
And this is what Shakeel Ahmed said:
‘The Centre on Monday dubbed MNS chief Raj Thackeray’s brand of politics in Maharasthra as “regional terrorism” and warned it would pose a threat to the unity and integrity of the country.
“We can simply call it a ‘regional terrorism’. This will affect the unity and integrity of the country,” the Minister of state for Home Shakeel Ahmed said.
Asked whether the Congress-led coalition government in Maharashtra lacked political will to take on Raj, Ahmed said Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh was going to take action and that he has already talked to Home minister and NCP leader R R Patil in this regard.