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Support Raj Thackeray (not my idea!)

Apparently, I’m not the only one who has Mr. T on my mind. An email forward received recently tells me that others are thinking about him, too. Not all of it is completely accurate or makes sense, but you get the sentiment.

Here’s what it said:

All of us should support Raj Thackeray and take his initiative ahead by doing more…

  1. We should teach our kids that if he is second in class, don’t study harder… Just beat up the student coming first and throw him out of the school.
  2. Parliament should have only Delhiites as it is located in Delhi.
  3. Prime-minister, president and all other leaders should only be from Delhi.
  4. No Hindi movie should be made in Bombay. Only Marathi.
  5. At every state border, buses, trains, flights should be stopped and staff must be changed to local staff.
  6. All Maharashtrians working abroad or in other states should be sent back as they are SNATCHING employment from Locals in that country.
  7. Lord Shiv, Ganesha and Parvati should not be worshiped in Maharashtra as they belong to north (Himalayas).
  8. Visits to Taj Mahal should be restricted to people from UP only.
  9. Relief for farmers in Maharashtra should not come from centre because that is the money collected as Tax from whole of India, so why should it be given to some one in Maharashtra?
  10. Let’s support Kashmiri Militants because they are right to killing and injuring innocent people for benefit of their state and community.
  11. Let’s throw all MNCs out of Maharashtra, why should they earn from us? We will open our own Maharashtra Microsoft, MH Pepsi and MH Marutis of the world.
  12. Let’s stop using cell phones, emails, TV, foreign Movies and dramas. James Bond should speak Marathi .
  13. We should be ready to die hungry or buy food at 10 times higher price but should not accept imports from other states.
  14. We should not allow any industry to be set-up in Maharashtra because all machinery comes from outside.
  15. We should STOP using local trains… Trains are not manufactured by Marathi manoos and Railway Minister is a Bihari.
  16. Ensure that all our children are born, grow, live and die without ever stepping out of Maharashtra, then only they will become true Marathis.

How does one get this across to Mr. T? Perhaps this needs to be translated into Marathi and sent on horseback…

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One comment on “Support Raj Thackeray (not my idea!)

  1. This post may be in lighter vein but there is too much of such stuff circulating. While the point of the e-mail author is well taken, does anyone realise that an average maharashtrian does not subscribe to these anti-North feelings? The goondas indulging in vandalism and riots are the same irrespective of the political party that launches ‘agitation’. Such mails create an image that ALL maharashtrians support Raj T which does damage to the cause of e-mail writer himself.

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