Uddhav Thackeray takes a dig at Modi, says no 2014-like wave now

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 19, 2018, 08.38 AM(IST)

Uddhav Thackeray. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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In 2014, the BJP's success in Lok Sabha elections had been widely attributed to a "Modi wave".

In an apparent dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday said that there was no "wave" in the country like the one in 2014.

Addressing the party workers at the Sena's annual Dussehra rally at Shivaji Park in Mumbai, he said there was no wave like 2014.

"There is no wave as it was in 2014," he said, suggesting that the BJP would not be able to replicate its 2014 success in the Lok Sabha elections next year.

In 2014, the BJP's success in Lok Sabha elections had been widely attributed to a "Modi wave".

In another dig at the BJP leadership, he said "Shani" (Saturn) and "Mangal" (Mars) have become problem-creators in the country's horoscope.
"You know who am I talking about," he told the crowd, without elaborating further.