Sena leader speaks against Rahul Gandhi

Senior Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde on Sunday (December 15) commented on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's 'My name is not Rahul Savarkar' comment and said that the people of India are well aware of the sacrifices made by Veer Savarkar and every Indian should respect him for his contributions in nation-building. 

"Everybody knows the sacrifice 'swatantra veer Savarkar' made for the country. Nobody can deny what he did for the country. Everyone should respect him," said Shinde, who is a Cabinet minister in Shiv Sena-Congress-NCP alliance government in Maharashtra.