November 21, 2020, 4:14 PM

Devendra Fadnavis

Devendra Fadnavis

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, while supporting the idea of ‘Akhand Bharat,’ said that one day Pakistan’s capital Karachi would be part of India. The senior BJP leader stated this while responding to a recent incident, which took place in Mumbai’s Bandra area where a Shiv Sena worker demanded to drop ‘Karachi’ word from the famous bakery named ‘Karachi Sweets’ and ‘Karachi Bakery.’

On Thursday, a Shiv Sena activist had ordered the owner of Karachi Sweets, to eliminate the word ‘Karachi’ from the shop’s name coincided with a city from Pakistan. He asked the owner to rename the shop in way that could sound more Indian.

When Fadnavis was asked to comment on this incident, he replied by saying “We believe in the idea of ‘Akhand Bharat’ and we believe that one day Karachi will be part of India.” Rajya Sabha MP from Shiv Sena Sanjay Raut said that Karachi Sweets and Karachi Bakery were in Maharashtra for more than 60 years and the shop had nothing to do with Pakistan.

“They are here since last six decades; Shiv Sena doesn’t support the idea of asking Karachi Bakery to change their name,” said Raut. 

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