The Shiv Sena has appointed its Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut because the chief spokesperson of the celebration. The transfer assumes significance because it comes at a time when Raut is engaged in a confrontation with actor Kangana Ranaut after she likened Mumbai to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).
Raut can also be the manager editor of Shiv Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’.
In a press release, Shiv Sena on Tuesday mentioned Raut has been appointed because the celebration’s chief spokesperson. In addition to, Lok Sabha members Arvind Sawant and Dhairyasheel Mane, Rajya Sabha member Priyanka Chaturvedi, Maharashtra ministers Uday Samant, Anil Parab, Gulabrao Patil, MLAs Sunil Prabhu and Pratap Sarnaik, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar and senior chief Neelam Gorhe have been nominated because the celebration’s spokespersons, it mentioned.