MUMBAI, Sept. 11 -- Distancing itself from the ongoing spat with actor Kangana Ranaut, which led to demolition of alleged structural violations in her Pali Hill office on Wednesday, the Shiv Sena on Thursday said the "episode is a closed chapter".

Sena leader and party's chief spokesperson Sanjay Raut met party chief and Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray. However, Raut denied that the meeting was about the controversy. The Shiv Sena leadership, according to party insiders, has directed its leaders and spokesperson to not engage in any verbal spat on the actor's statements. "I had met him in connection to an event. We have stopped discussion on that topic. What is left to discuss? The [Ranaut] episode is over and we have forgotten...