MUMBAI: Call it “Gandhigiri” or a response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cleanliness campaign, Shiv Sena workers today cleaned the Mahalaxmi racecourse ground where he addressed an election rally last evening.
Shiv Sena corporator Arun Dudhwadkar was on his routine morning walk today when he noticed the garbage at the rally ground, party officials said.
Mr Dudhwadkar immediately asked Sena workers to clean the area, they said.
Sena workers arrived with brooms and buckets and cleaned the ground, collecting leftover water bottles and campaign flags and banners.
The 25-year-old BJP-Shiv Sena alliance split 10 days ago amid deadlock over seat-sharing for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls.
State BJP leaders had announced severing of ties between the two parties, blaming Shiv Sena’s “inflexibility” for it.
BJP leaders had said the party would not