Aditya Thackeray asks Maharashtra CM to allow hotels, entertainment hubs to remain open all night on 31 Dec
Shiv Sena youth wing chief Aditya Thackeray has demanded that major cities in Maharashtra should allow hotels and entertainment establishments to remain open all night on 31 December
Mumbai: Shiv Sena youth wing chief Aditya Thackeray has demanded that major cities in Maharashtra should allow hotels and entertainment establishments to remain open all night on 31 December.
The Yuva Sena chief has written a letter in this regard to Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis.
Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai, Pune and other such cities should be open all night for "all legal activities of entertainment and celebration", especially in non-residential areas, on 31 December, he said.
This will create more employment and revenue, said Aditya, son of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, adding "what is legal during the day cannot be illegal at night".
"We need to trust our citizens and give them more space and time to unwind after hours of work," Aditya said.
He also reminded the chief minister of a resolution of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, passed in 2013, to let hotels and shops in non-residential areas in Mumbai to remain open 24X7.
"The proposal for Mumbai is awaiting your approval from the Home Department (which is handled by Fadnavis himself)," he said.
The Yuva Sena chief had met Fadnavis in 2015 and pressed for changes in civic laws to allow a "vibrant nightlife" in Mumbai.
Maharashtra crisis: Supporters assemble near Eknath Shinde's home; MP son flays NCP, decries attack on offices
The rebel group has demanded that the Shiv Sena withdraw from the MVA, which also comprises the NCP and Congress
The party workers were seen hitting Eknath Shinde’s photo with footwear
Maha political crisis: How can Bal Thackeray’s Shiv Sena back those connected with Dawood Ibrahim, says Eknath Shinde
The breakaway leader, Eknath Shinde, said the banner of revolt was raised by him and other MLAs to protest against such support and he doesn't care for his life in the bid to save Bal Thackeray's Shiv Sena