Aaditya Thackeray, a member of the Shiv Sena, on the 3rd of October, filed his nomination papers to contest the Maharashtra Assembly elections.
Aaditya Thackeray is the first member of the Thackeray family to contest the Maharashtra Assembly elections since his grandfather Bal Thackeray founded the Shiv Sena.
The 29 year old filed his nomination papers after a grand road show in Mumbai. He addressed the people of Mumbai during the roadshow and was surrounded by Party cadres and activists.
The roadshow started from the Shiv Sena party office to the BMC Engineering Hub in Worli, Mumbai.
Aaditya Thackeray is going to contest from the Worli constituency.
Aaditya said, “I am very happy, you can see the love of the people.” When asked if he would become the next Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Aaditya said, “You are talking to someone who will always serve the State.”
Aaditya Thackeray said he aims to establish a new Maharashtra if he becomes the Chief Minister.
During the roadshow, the Shiv Sena workers were praising Aaditya and the Party with slogans and banners like “Sena Taiyaar Senapati Bhi Taiyaar (Sena is ready, general is also ready.)”
Maharashtra will contest a total of 288 Assembly seats in the upcoming Assembly elections, scheduled on the 21st of October. The results of the Maharashtra Assembly elections will be announced on the 24th of October.
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