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Uddhav Thackeray: Those making allegations should receive medical treatment: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray slams opposition

Taking a dig at the BJP opposition, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray told his cabinet colleague and Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Saturday that those who bring allegations against him and the state government should be granted relief. free medical treatment. He also said that slapping and being slapped is part of the life of politicians and so he gets nervous every time someone praises him.

Thackeray was speaking virtually during the inauguration of a new Public Trust Registry Office building in Jalna. Tope also attended the event via video conference.

Referring to a poem recited during the program by someone in praise of him, Thackeray quoted dialogue from a Hindi film – “Thappad se dar nahi lagta, pyaar se lagta hai. (Not afraid to be slapped, but afraid to be loved).”

“Slapping and being slapped is the life of politicians. Therefore, if someone congratulates me, I get nervous. But I know that being congratulated by them (the opponents) is different from being congratulated by the people who are like my family,” he said. added.

Praising Tope for his work during the coronavirus pandemic, Thackeray said: “You kept visiting the Covid centers and ensuring the supply of medicines, but the opposition is throwing out allegations… Pay no attention to them (the opponents) because they are suffering from stomach aches and malaise. Provide them with free treatment at the government hospital. It is our responsibility to treat them even if they are in opposition.

He said he wanted to attend the inauguration of the new building in person, but could not because he had undergone cervical spine surgery a few months ago and was gradually recovering.