Mumbai/Aurangabad: Bal Thackeray has refused to meet Ana Hazare,days after he questioned the relevance of the Gandhian’s anti-corruption crusade.
Hazare is in Mumbai to garner support “for a strong Lokyukta Legislation”. He has already met Prithviraj Chavan and Raj Thackeray.
“If he(Ba is not meeting me, it will not affect me. I am not meeting him for my selfish interest. I am meeting him as the issue (Bal Thackeray) is important for the state,” Hazare told reporters.
“Balasaheb would not meet him as long as Hazare is surrounded by corrupt people,” Uddhav Thackeray said responding to a question by newsmen in Aurangabad.