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Eknath Shinde’s first reaction to the controversy over beautifying Yakub’s grave

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Mumbai Blast Terrorist Yakub Memon Grave Renovation: The beautification of the grave of Yakub Memon, who was sentenced to death in the Mumbai blasts case, has sparked a new controversy in the state. BJP has demanded that former Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray apologize to the public, alleging that the beautification was given unwritten permission by the Mahavikas Aghadi government.

Aditya Thackeray has hit back at the BJP by questioning why Memon’s body was given for burial. Meanwhile, the Chief Minister of the state, Eknath Shinde, has now commented on this matter. He was talking to the media in Thane.

Eknath Shinde has informed that instructions have been given to the Municipal Corporation for action. He said, “Instructions have been given to the municipality. Yakub is the accused in the blast and has been hanged. Maharashtra cannot afford his exaltation. Therefore legal action has been ordered

What exactly happened

Memon’s grave is in the Bada Cemetery in the Marine Lines area of South Mumbai. This grave was decorated with marbles and LED lights. The grave was decorated with flower petals. This place comes under the jurisdiction of Berial Waqf Board. After this, the police took action and removed the LED lights.

Ashish Shelar’s allegations against Shiv Sena

Penguin army went to destroy Wankhede Maidan. Then Mumbai BJP president Ashish Shelar has challenged that Yakub Memon’s grave should be uprooted. Municipal Corporation is responsible for the beautification, maintenance and repair of grounds, parks, graveyards.

The mayor belonged to Shiv Sena and Thackeray was the chief minister. Then Mumbai BJP president Ashish Shelar asked how Thackeray gave permission for the beautification of the grave. Shelar alleged that this was done to please Nawab Malik, Aslam Sheikh and the broken gang.

Aditya Thackeray’s Reply

From Yakub Memon’s grave, BJP leaders criticized the Maha Vikas Aghadi government and former Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. It has been answered by Aditya Thackeray. The burial ground where Memon’s grave is located is owned by a private trust. When Memon’s burial took place, BJP was in government in the state.

At that time, security arrangements were deployed at the burial of the terrorist. On the contrary, the previous government in the country and state buried the bodies of terrorists Kasab and Afzal Guru in an unknown place. The family was not paid for the burial. Why did the BJP government not treat Memon as a terrorist? Aditya Thackeray asked why the body was handed over to the family.

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