MNS takes out massive march, vows to give befitting reply to anti-CAA rallies
Mumbai : Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday extended support to the CAA and issued a warning against those who are performing anti-CAA rallies.
He claimed that along with Pakistani and Bangladeshi migrants, MNS has illegal Nigerian migrants too on the hit list.
On Sunday afternoon, several MNS workers – mostly in saffron T-shirts and flags were seen taking out march amid slogans 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai', 'Vande Matram' and 'Jai Shri Ram'.
The march started from Marine Drive and went to Azad Maidan where Thackeray demanded the eviction of illegal Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Nigerian infiltrators in the country.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Pranay Ashok said that around 30,000 activists took part in the protest march. He claimed that around 3000-4000 police officials were placed to manage the crowd and CCTV and drone cameras were placed to control any misbehaviour.
Addressing the rally, Thackeray said: "Bangladeshi and Pakistani infiltrators must be deported from India. Now, Nigerians have also been added to the list...Pakistani and Bangladeshi infiltrators’ pockets have been mushrooming everywhere."