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The issue of beautification of the grave of 1993 Mumbai bomb blast accused terrorist Yakub Memon is gaining momentum among political parties in Maharashtra. The BJP is constantly besieging the Shiv Sena and also claiming that the Uddhav government had given permission to decorate the grave of Yakub Memon, an aide of Dawood Ibrahim, convicted in the Mumbai bombings, as a tomb.
Shiv Sena has become the guardian army of terrorist’s grave
At the same time, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar is also in a lot of discussion at this time. Actually, her old pictures are going viral on social media in which she is with Rauf Memon, a relative of Yakub Memon. After this BJP and more Congress-Shiv Sena are attackers. Mumbai BJP President Ashish Shelar said in a press conference whether the ‘Penguin’ army has become the guardian army of the terrorist’s grave.
Kishori Pednekar presented a clarification
Seeing its name being associated with Yakub Memon, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar has presented a clarification. He said that neither the BMC nor the state government gave any permission to decorate the grave. Further targeting the BJP, Pednekar said that as the Mumbai Municipal Corporation elections are approaching, Shelar and BJP state president Chandrashekhar Bawankule are creating confusion among the residents of the city. He said that the Hindus of Mumbai have supported Uddhav Thackeray and will continue to support him.
Pednekar denies the allegations against him
Giving clarification on the viral photo, Kishori Pednekar said that I do not know the relatives of Yakub Memon. I was the mayor at that time and went there at the behest of the people. Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar said, “I didn’t know that any relative of Memon was present there. Pednekar dismissed the allegations against him and said that when people invited him as mayor, he had to leave.
No relation with Yakub’s family
She clarified that she had no relation with Yakub’s family members and was unaware that Yakub’s relatives were present there at that time. She insisted that she had gone there as a mayor and had not personally interacted with Memon’s relatives.