Fadnavis also said that Shiv Sena is not Maharashtra, and asserted that it was his party which worked towards protecting the identity of the state when it was in power for five years.
Earlier in the day, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided various premises linked to Sarnaik in Mumbai and neighbouring Thane in connection with a money laundering case, official sources said.
BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis had said incidents of 'Love Jihad' were taking place in the country and therefore, laws to curb the practice were justified.
He also said the unlock process in Delhi began too soon, leading to the present spike in COVID-19 cases there.
He was replying to a question on the BJP's repeated claim that the Shiv Sena was diverting from the Hindutva that was championed by the late Sena patriarch.
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said there was no question of taking credit for reopening the places of worship.
All religious places in Maharashtra will reopen for devotees from Monday, November 16, after several months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the 243-member House, the BJP-JD(U) alliance has won 125 seats, where the simple majority mark is 123, while the opposition grand alliance has bagged 110 seats
The Shiv Sena and the BJP together contested the 2019 Maharashtra Assembly elections but the alliance collapsed after results following differences over sharing the chief ministerial post.
An editorial in Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' said it was surprising that central ministers along with state BJP leaders should say there was an 'Emergency-like situation' in Maharashtra.
Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut alleged that it was a conspiracy to halt Maharashtra's development, which should be resisted collectively and asserted that the car shed will come up at Kanjurmarg only.
On NCP chief Sharad Pawar's role in the ruling Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress coalition, Raut said Pawar advises the state government and no one should mind it.
Munger incident an attack on Hindutva, why are questions not being raised by Bihar Governor, BJP leaders: Raut
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has ordered the immediate removal of Superintendent of Police and District Magistrate of Munger over arson in the district of poll-bound Bihar.
Shiv Sena's chief spokesperson Sanjay Raut reiterated that Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, be given to the "great and Hindutvavadi leader" Savarkar.
Elections in Maharashtra's 10 municipal corporations, including the BMC, and 27 zilla parishads and gram panchayats are due in 2022.