Mumbai civic body denies nod to both Thackeray and Shinde factions for Dussehra rally at Shivaji Park


The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has denied permission to the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena as well as Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shindes faction for holding Dussehra rally at the iconic Shivaji Park here on October 5, a top BMC official said on Thursday.

The permission has been denied on the basis of law and order concerns raised by Mumbai Police, according to civic officials.

Notably, the Shinde faction last week got the nod for holding a rally at the MMRDA ground at the Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai.

BMC Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal told


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