Wankhede row: SRK has Congress's protection, says Bal Thackeray

By Hindustan Times

Targeting Shah Rukh Khan over the Wankhede incident, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray on Saturday said the actor did not seem to mind the treatment given by airport authorities in the United States, but was ready to get into fracas in Mumbai, because "he has Congress's protection".

"Surprisingly, US security officers detain Shah Rukh Khan at the airport, frisk him, but he does not lose his cool. He goes there again and again to get humiliated. But he argues with humble security guards at Wankhede, because here he has the protection of the law, and of Congress," Thackeray said in his editorial in the Sena mouthpiece `Saamana'.

"Shah Rukh is a good actor, but his behaviour at parties, pu