Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde, who shook the Maharashtra government in rebelling against Uddhav Thackeray, has been in the headlines for several days. But clippings from the Marathi film “Dharmaveer” based on the life of his mentor and Shiv Sena leader Anand Dighe are becoming increasingly viral on social media. Through these cuts, attempts are being made to show that Shiv Sena leader Anand Dighe respected his political guru Balasaheb Thackeray. I was willing to do something for them. Not only that, as he established a Hindu state in Maharashtra, especially Thane, where non-Hindus, especially Muslims, were instructed to stay within their domain. Along with this, it is also being shown that Eknath Shinde regarded the leader of Shiv Sena, Anand Dighe, as his guru. He lived like a shadow with them. Dighe also used to give respect and love to Shinde in the same way.
By the way, the Marathi film ‘Dharmaveer’ premiered in the cinemas of Maharashtra on the same 12th of May. At its premiere, Uddhav Thackeray himself went with his family and Eknath Shinde. But his videos go viral on social media at a time when there has been a tsunami in Maharashtra politics, when Eknath Shinde and Uddhav Thackeray are face to face. What could be the purpose of reviving Anand Dighe right now through the film? After all, why is Eknath Shinde provoking controversy over the death of Anand Dighe? After all, what was Anand Dighe’s status in Maharashtra politics? We try to know the reason for these questions.
1. Create an atmosphere in favor of Shinde
Right now, Eknath Shinde is at the center of the discussion across the country. Everyone knows that he has rebelled against his political party Shiv Sena. In this situation, the Uddhav faction of Shiv Sena is engaged in creating an atmosphere against him throughout the state. They call him a traitor. They even say they had so much respect for the party, but they cheated. Uddhav Thackeray said that if Shinde had asked him, the CM would have done it instead. Shinde is currently outside Maharashtra. There is no one to communicate directly in your favor. In this situation, an atmosphere in favor of Shinde is being created through this film. In the film, Shinde has been described as a true Shiv Sena soldier. The protector of the Hindus is shown. In this situation, after seeing the clippings from the movie, these people are also getting information about him, who they do not personally know Shinde. Cinema directly affects society. In this situation, the image construction work through the film is being done for a long time. Sanjay Raut also did Balasaheb Thackeray’s biopic ‘Thackeray’, in which Nawazuddin played the lead role.
2. Explain to Shinde the heir of Dighe
“If you kill one, we’ll kill 10.” If you kill 10, we will kill 100. If you kill 100, we will kill you all. “… This dialogue by Anand Dighe in the movie ‘Dharmaveer’ is enough to talk about him. Everyone knows that Dighe was very popular.He was considered the right hand of Balasaheb Thackeray.His popularity was such that people even called him “Thane ka Thackeray.” He held the strongest political position in Shiv Sena after Balasaheb. The film shows that Shinde is Dighe’s most special man, just as Dighe belonged to Thackeray, and Shinde considers him his guru, and Dighe is credited with leading him into politics and advancing him. Since Dighe was very popular with the people, Shinde is currently working to exchange the same thing, they know that after Balasaheb in Maharashtra politics, only Anand Dighe’s political position is such that he can establish it in the state. It may prevent Shiv Sainiks from protesting, but after Dighe’s death, Shinde has been busy. etament his vacancy.
3. Strengthening Shinde’s image
“How can Shiv Sena of Balasaheb Thackeray support those who had direct links to the culprits of the Bombay bombings, Dawood Ibrahim and those responsible for killing innocent people in Bombay, so we took a step like that, better die. It is. .. ” Shiv Sena’s rebel leader, Eknath Shinde, made this tweet at a time when allegations of fraud were being leveled against him. he has resigned because of the greed for power.He stands by his Hindutva image.I want to make him stronger.The film also shows how Anand Dighe and Eknath Shinde strengthened Shiv Sena by making Hindutva a problem. this situation, people who are still tied to the basic principles of Shiv Sena can be easily understood through the film.
4. Record Dighe’s death as a conspiracy
Anand Dighe has always been under discussion for social concerns. He used to keep Darbar every day in Thane, where he listened to the problems of the victims and tried to solve them. He always used his position and prestige for the welfare of the people. Hundreds of people got jobs. To establish harmony among the people, many large-scale parties were started. For all these reasons, his popularity reached the skies. This is why Balasaheb Thackeray is also said to have started to get upset. Because in many cases he did not even listen to Balasaheb. In 2001, under mysterious circumstances, Anand Dighe was seriously injured in a car accident. He was admitted to Sunita Devi Singhania Hospital in Thane for treatment. But he died during treatment. After this incident, his workers set fire to the hospital, alleging negligence in treatment. A deep conspiracy was feared behind Dighe’s death. This whole sequence has been shown in the film.
Was he kind, but was Anand Dighe kind?
Born in the Tembi Naka area of Thane, Maharashtra, Anand Dighe was considered dominant in body but kind in nature. No one returned empty-handed from his court. Not even the decisions made in his court could be overturned. Before it was universal and final. When he stepped on the threshold of youth, Dighe was heavily influenced by the ideology of Balasaheb Thackeray. This is the reason he joined Shiv Sena in the same 80s. Whenever Balasaheb went to Thane, he definitely knew him. Gradually, he gained so much confidence that Thackeray made all of Shiv Sena’s work on Thane accountable to him. Thane is a district adjacent to Mumbai. Due to Dighe’s influence here, the number of Shiv Sainiks increased rapidly. This is the reason why he came so close to Balasaheb. In the Thane Municipal Corporation elections held in 1989, 30 Shiv Sena councilors were elected. Shiv Sena joined Janata Party and claimed the post of mayor. But some councilors of Shiv Sena voted cross-cheating.
At that time, the district chief of Thane was Anand Dighe. He had already issued a warning that those who cheated the party would not be saved. Sridhar Khopkar, the leader of the cross-voting councilors, was later assassinated with a sword. Anand Dighe was accused of this. But for lack of evidence, police were unable to arrest him. After a while, he was arrested under TADA, but seeing the huge support of the public, he also forgot the hands and feet of the police. A few days later, the court released him on bail. Due to Dighe’s growing stature in the politics of Shiv Sena and Maharashtra, many party leaders began to fill Balasaheb’s ear. On some occasions, Balasaheb also felt that Dighe had begun to work avoiding him. This is the reason why there was a difference of opinion between the two. Meanwhile, Dighe was seriously injured in a car accident and died at the hospital. Anand Dighe may not be alive, but he is still important in Maharashtra politics. Shinde has been able to get here only with the help of his name.
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