Shiv Sena Party appealed to President to postpone Union Budget 2017 : On Wednesday, Shiv Sena also joins the league of other parties to demanding the postpone the Budget. On Wednesday, Chief of Shiv Sena – Udhav Thackrey appealed to President of India Pranab Mukherjee to allow presentation of the Union Budget days ahead of assembly elections to five states.
The chief of Shiv Sena party asked his MPs to meet the President and request him to postpone the Union Budget beyond polls. Bahujan Samaj Party, Congress, Left, Samajwadi Party and some regional parties have already represented to the Election Commission not to allow the Center to present the Budget when the poll process would be on.
Shiv Sena Chief Udhav Thackrey said that the government can grab votes indirectly by making attractive announcements in the Budget. Shiv Sena party shares power with BJP both at the Centre and in Maharashtra.
Uddhav Thackrey also said that PM Narendra Modi should not address any campaign rallies in the poll-bound states as he is the PM of the country not of any party.
Uddhav Thackrey also slammed the Central government over Ram temple issue and income tax raids on priests at temple town of Trimbakeshwar near Nashik. He dared the IT department to conduct raids on holy places of other religions.
Shiv Sena is the oldest ally of BJP.