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Shiv Sena downplays meeting between estranged cousins Aaditya and Amit Thackeray's meeting

Mumbai: A day after Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray and his estranged uncle Raj Thackeray's son, Amit were seen together at a programme in Mumbai, the Shiv Sena on Sunday sought to downplay their coming together.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

The photographs of Saturday's meeting of Aaditya, son of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, and Amit went viral amid a buzz that the two engaged in some political talks.

The Shiv Sena in a statement clarified that Aaditya had gone to attend a programme where Amit was also present.

"Aaditya's appointment was sought by organisers of a sports event, as he is a chairman of Mumbai District Football Association. Amit was incidentally there, hence they met. Some 10-12 other persons were also present there. There is nothing to read into it," Sena spokesperson Harshal Pradhan said.

"There was no discussion on politics, either," he said.


Updated Date: Sep 17, 2017 19:17 PM

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