MNS chief Raj Thackeray he demanded that all 288 newly elected legislators take their oaths in Marathi or face the MNS.

Raj Thackeray's Marathi diktat
Things are hardly out of election mode in Maharashtra... and a war of words is under way over the language to be used in the oath-taking ceremony.

A dark horse is worrying every party contesting the Maharashtra elections this time. The debutant Maharashtra Navnirman Sena of Raj Thackeray is throwing all the election calculations out of gear in the state.