Raj Thackeray began his mega rally in Mumbai's Goregaon by garlanding the picture of Savarkar along with B R Ambedkar, Probodhankar Thackeray and Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena party and the BJP did not have any ideological affinity, Devendra Fadnavis, Leader of Opposition in the Assembly, said.
Though the politician later denied assaulting any woman, the viral video drew sharp reactions on social media.
Meetings between Shiv Sena chief Uddhay Thackeray, BMC comissioner Ajoy Mehta, BEST general manager Surendrakumar Bagde and BEST union leaders failed as there was no breakthrough in the ongoing strike.
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