Shiv Sena leader Aditya Thackeray criticized the Election Commission (EC) on National Voters' Day, accusing the EC of not valuing voters, elections, and democracy. Thackeray raised various concerns, including the delay in municipal elections in over 20 cities in Maharashtra and the appointment of unelected administrators in those cities. He also highlighted the absence of elected representatives in Pune and Chandrapur Lok Sabha constituencies for a year.
Thackeray criticized the EC for its handling of political developments, including the toppling of the Maha Vikas Aghadi regime led by his father, Uddhav Thackeray, in June 2022. He questioned the delay in holding elections and raised concerns about the compromised state of the EC.
In his social media post, Thackeray called for measures to restore democracy in Maharashtra, emphasizing the need for the EC to address the challenges and ensure that voters' voices are heard. The post received significant attention and support from the public.
(With Agency Inputs)