Mumbai News Live Updates: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray Wednesday is all set to address a ‘mega rally’ in Aurangabad just days ahead of the June 10 Rajya Sabha polls in the state. The venue of the rally is significant with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s Devendra Fadnavis addressing crowds in Aurangabad last month. The city will also witness civic polls post-monsoon.
In other news, Maharashtra recorded 1,881 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, 81 per cent more than the previous day. Of these, 1,242 were detected in Mumbai, almost double the Monday’s count. The state also reported one case of BA5 variant, the state health department said.
Meanwhile, Mumbra Police Tuesday summoned recently suspended BJP national spokesperson Nupur Sharma for her controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad, news agency PTI reported. Nupur Sharma was suspended from the party’s primary membership on Sunday. She is expected to be present before Mumbra Police Station on June 22, a senior police official confirmed.