Up to date: November 19, 2020 8:49:32 pm
A candy store proprietor in Mumbai’s Bandra West was pressured to cowl his store signal with newspaper pages after Shiv Sena chief Nitin Nandgaokar needed Karachi dropped from its identify.
A video of the trade between the 2 was caught on digicam through which Nandgaokar is heard asking the proprietor to vary the phrase ‘Karachi’ to “one thing in Marathi”. “You must do it, we’re providing you with time. Change ‘Karachi’ to one thing in Marathi,” Nandgaokar is heard saying.
Mumbai: Video of Shiv Sena chief Nitin Nandgaokar goes viral, the place he’s allegedly asking Karachi Sweets store proprietor in Bandra West to vary the identify ‘Karachi’.
“You must do it, we’re providing you with time. Change ‘Karachi’ to one thing in Marathi,” says Nitin Nandgaokar in video. pic.twitter.com/PfmM4B65ac
— ANI (@ANI) November 19, 2020
Following the incident, the store coated its identify with a newspaper.
Subsequently, Shiv Sena’s Rajya Sabha MP, Sanjay Raut, clarified that the demand for altering the store’s identify is just not the occasion’s official stance. Raut took to Twitter and mentioned, “Karachi bakery and karachi sweets have been in mumbai since final 60 years. They don’t have anything to do with Pakistan. It is not sensible to ask for altering their names now.Demand for altering their identify is just not shivsena’s official stance.”
<p “width=420″ lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Karachi bakery and karachi sweets have been in mumbai since final 60 years. They don’t have anything to do with Pakistan . It is not sensible to ask for altering their names now.Demand for altering their identify is just not shivsena’s official stance.— Sanjay Raut (@rautsanjay61) November 19, 2020
In an identical incident final yr in Bengaluru, some males had allegedly barged right into a Karachi Bakery, a six-decade-old bakery chain, outlet in Indiranagar and demanded that the administration take away the phrase ‘Karachi’ from its identify following the Pulwama terror assault that killed 40 CRPF jawans. Ultimately, nine men were arrested for threatening the outlet’s employees, the Deccan Herald had reported.
Every week after the Indiranagar incident, one other Karachi Bakery’s outlet supervisor in Bengaluru claimed he acquired a name from somebody who threatened to “blast the shop” if the phrase Karachi wasn’t faraway from signboard, NDTV reported.
Karachi is the most important metropolis of Pakistan and the capital of Pakistani province of Sindh.
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