Shiv Sena Protests Against Vidarbha Statehood

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[caption id="attachment_213524" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Shiv Sena Protests Against Vidarbha Statehood Shiv Sena MLAs held a protest outside the Maharashtra Assembly on Tuesday, opposing the demand for a separate Vidarbha state.[/caption] Shiv Sena MLAs held a protest outside the Maharashtra Assembly on Tuesday, opposing the demand for a separate Vidarbha state. Over the years, supporters of Vidarbha statehood have held many protests. ALSO READ: Raj Thackeray Demands Devendra Fadnavis Resignation For Supporting Vidarbha Movement The demand for a separate state was raised for the first time over 100 years ago. As a result of which, the Central Provinces legislature passed a unanimous resolution to create a separate state of 'Mahavidarbha' on 1 October 1938 at Nagpur. This was much before the demand for a "Samyukta Maharashtra" was even conceived. Vidarbha constitutes the eastern regions of the state of Maharashtra including the districts of Buldhana, Akola, Washim, Amravati, Yavatmal, Wardha, Nagpur, Chandrapur, Bhandara, Gondia and Gadchiroli.

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[…] not right to discuss an issue which is not pending before this House," Fadnavis said. ALSO READ: Shiv Sena Protests Against Vidarbha Statehood "I am the CM of an Akhand Maharashtra," he clarified his viewpoint. "While BJP has been in favour […]