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Uddhav denied permission to hold rally at Barsu

May 06, 2023 12:31 AM IST

Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray was denied permission to hold a rally at Barsu in Ratnagiri district, Mumbai. He will only meet protestors opposing a petrochemical refinery project and address a press conference before heading to Mahad for a party rally.

Mumbai: The Ratnagiri district administration on Friday denied Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray to hold a rally at Barsu on Saturday. Now, Uddhav will only be able to meet the protestors, who are voicing against a proposed petrochemical refinery project.

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Earlier, conflict had erupted between the protestors and the police after the administration went ahead with the process of soil testing for the project. The Sena (UBT) then had applied for a rally of Uddhav Thackeray at Barsu.

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Uddhav is expected to address a press conference after meeting the protestors and will further announce his stand on the issue. He will then head to Mahad, Raigad – a bastion of the ruling party in the state – to address a party rally on Saturday evening.

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