Violence over Raj Thackeray's speeches in Sharad Pawar's strongholds

MUMBAI: Clashes broke between Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Mahrashtra Navnirman Sena workers over a speech made by Raj Thackeray that criticised Sharad Pawar and his nephew Ajit.

This morning, members of Mr Thackeray's party forced their way into the NCP office at the headquarters of the municipal corporation and vandalized property.
Violence over Raj Thackeray\'s speeches in Sharad Pawar\'s strongholds
AHMEDNAGAR: The clashes between NCP and the MNS began last night when stones were hurled at Mr Thackeray's convoy as he was driving through Ahmednagar in Western Maharashtra. This morning the whole area saw heavy police presence.
Violence over Raj Thackeray\'s speeches in Sharad Pawar\'s strongholds
AKOLA: In this district of Maharashtra, even ambulances were not spared. These ambulances belonging to members of the NCP were stoned and destroyed.
Violence over Raj Thackeray\'s speeches in Sharad Pawar\'s strongholds
NAGPUR: In Nagpur too, four city buses were damaged in two incidences of stone pelting reported in two separate areas in Nagpur.

More than 40 MNS workers gathered in Nandanvan and Ramana Maroti Nagar and targetted star busses plying on the city roads in south Nagpur.
Violence over Raj Thackeray\'s speeches in Sharad Pawar\'s strongholds
SOLAPUR: This city too saw its share of violence with both parties indulging in stone pelting. Here NCP workers even burnt Raj Thackeray's posters.
Violence over Raj Thackeray\'s speeches in Sharad Pawar\'s strongholds

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