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CM’s Post Vacant in Shadow Govt of MNS:ShivSena

(Mumbai) CM’s Post Vacant in Shadow Govt of MNS:ShivSena
The Shiv Sena on Wednesday sarcastically said “chief minister’s post” in the new formation of Shadow Cabinet is lying vacant.
Editorial in Shiv Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ also said it would have been good if there was a “shadow governor” for the swearing-in of the shadow cabinet.
To keep an eye on the state government, a party which has one MLA in the Assembly has formed a ‘shadow cabinet’, it said without naming the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS).
The “post of chief minister” in the shadow cabinet is vacant, it said while taunting the MNS.
The shadow cabinet, a legacy of British parliamentary politics

Madrasas,Out Of Main Education Stream,Are De-recognized Which is Not Anti-Religious:SS

[Mumbai] Madrasas ,Out Of Main Education Stream ,Only Are De-recognized Which is Not Anti-Religious
Amid outrage over Maharashtra government’s decision to de-recognise madrasas which only educate students on Islam, the Shiv Sena today said the move should not be seen as one intended to strike a blow to religious education in the state.
The Sena came down heavily on those opposing the state government’s decision and said that protests are being held only due to fears that if Muslims start thinking independently, parties, whose existence lies on playing vote-bank politics will be in danger.
Shiv Sena said in an edit in its mouthpiece ‘Saamana That The government has taken a decision to treat madrasas that do not teach subjects like English+Science+ Mathematics as non-schools. This move should not be seen as one which is pre-conceived or which is intended to strike a blow to religious education. On the contrary, this should be taken as a way to get Muslim children in the mainstream,It further sought to know what is wrong in bringing children who are studying in madrasas to the mainstream and where is the question of spreading communalism with the initiative.
it said.”Muslims have been caught between Islam+ Islamic education +extremism. Thus, while the world is progressing with each passing day, Muslims are only stuck between ignorance + illiteracy,”
The Sena said the government has made it clear that not only madrasas but even religious institutions of other faiths will be classified as non-schools and thus, the government’s move should not be seen as a revenge against the Muslim community.