Prakash Ambedkar on Friday said that he is ready for an alliance with BJP as well if they meet his terms and conditions.
Speaking about the alliance, Ambedkar said the coming together of the VBA and Shiv Sena (UBT) was the start of the politics of change.
Deepak Kesarkar, spokesperson of the Shinde-led Balasahebanchi Shiv Sena, on Sunday said Thackeray should introspect which could lead to the unification of two groups.
Till the issue is pending before the Supreme Court, the "Karnataka-occupied Maharashtra should be declared as a Union Territory by the central government," he said.
“Therefore, the Election Commission of India is free to proceed with the adjudication of the dispute pending before it,” the order said.
After taking the lengthy submissions on the matter, the Bench presided over by Chief Justice Satish Chander Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad kept the order reserved.
The former chief minister demanded to know why Karnataka holds legislature sessions in Belagavi (the north Karnataka city which is the main bone of contention between the two states).
Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Thackeray, submitted that the EC did not hear him while passing the freezing of symbol order.
On October 8, the ECI had directed both Thackeray and Eknath Shinde to restrain from using the same name or symbol till the official recognition is finally decided.
Senior advocate Devadatt Kamat requested the court to at least keep the matters for directions and the hearing may commence on January 13.
Leader of Opposition and senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar said the BJP should rein in such motormouths who make one controversial statement or the other against Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
Opposition, particularly Uddhav Thackeray factions have cornered the Shinde camp over Khokhe Sarkar’s jibe. Khokhe means immoral money.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, meanwhile, said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) "cannot run away from Karnataka issue."
NCP chief Sharad Pawar said no state CM had ever gone to see a ‘baba’ to check his fate.
Uddhav Thackeray and Prakash Ambedkar came together on Sunday for the launch of the Prabodhankar.com website speculating on the new political alignment in Maharashtra.
"Thackeray and his son Aaditya must announce if they intend to break the alliance with the Congress," Danve told reporters.
Gandhi, during a press conference at Wadegaon in Akola district on Thursday, had alleged that Savarkar had helped the British and written a mercy petition to them out of fear.
The Maharashtra Chief Minister criticised Rahul Gandi over his comments on Savarkar and took a dig at Uddhav Thackeray for taking a 'soft stand' on the issue.
During a rally in Washim district on Tuesday organised as part of his yatra, Rahul said Savarkar is a symbol of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
Nana Patole also claimed that the expansion of the state cabinet was not being done because the government can collapse.