Ever since he has thrown his hat in the ring, there have been speculations as to whether his mama Raj Thackeray would put up a candidate against him. Raj Thackeray, who has split from the Shiv Sena, has formed Maharashtra Navnirman Sena. So, there was a question whether he would put up a candidate against Aditya. If that happens, what kind of allegations and counter allegations that would be flung at one another? This is being hotly debated.
To put at rest all these wild speculations, the MNS has officially announced that it would not contest against Aditya Thackeray. The statement said that this was being done to set at rest all speculations. Thackerays have never contested an election so far. Aditya is breaking this record.