Sharad Pawar Meets Uddhav Thackeray: Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde, who is camping with rebel MLAs in BJP-ruled Assam, has urged the Shiv Sena to break its alliance with the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party.
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Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar met Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray at his home on Friday, as another Shiv Sena MLA joined the rebel camp in Guwahati, which he is believed to have to control. Enough members.
Sharad Pawar, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, state cabinet minister Jayant Patil and party leader Praful Patel met Uddhav Thackeray at his family home ‘Matoshree’ in the evening.
Earlier, at a party meeting, an emotional Uddhav Thackeray told party workers that the rebels were trying to “break” the party. Taking a jibe at the rebel MLAs, Thackeray said, why would I feel bad about those who have left? How will you proceed without using the names of Shiv Sena and Thackeray?
Sharad Pawar Meets Uddhav Thackeray: The Shiv Sena also demanded the disqualification of four more MLAs in its fight against Eknath Shinde’s rebellion. Altogether, the Shiv Sena has demanded the disqualification of 16 rebels hiding in a hotel in BJP-ruled Assam.
Mr. Shinde, at the center of the rebellion against Mr. Thackeray, briefly left the hotel to visit a temple in Guwahati. Earlier in an exclusive interview to NDTV, he claimed the support of over 50 MLAs. “About 40 of them are from Shiv Sena,” he said.
Shiv Sena MLA Dilip Lande was the latest to join the rebels at the Guwahati hotel. Sources inside said that the number of MLAs in Eknath Shinde may cross 50 as more MLAs are likely to reach Guwahati.
Two independent MLAs from the Eknath Shinde camp have demanded the removal of deputy speaker Narhari Jirwal, who is from Sharad Pawar’s Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). Two MLAs – Mahesh Baldi and Vinod Agarwal – have cited a Supreme Court order in an Arunachal Pradesh case and urged the deputy speaker not to decide on disqualification petitions against rebel Shiv Sena MLAs.
Sharad Pawar Meets Uddhav Thackeray: Meanwhile, the Deputy Speaker has approved the proposal of Shiv Sena to appoint MLA Ajay Choudhary as the leader of Shiv Sena Legislature Party in the state assembly. Party sources told NDTV that the deputy speaker is expected to serve notices to the rebel MLAs against whom disqualification petitions have been filed today.
The rebel MLAs are preparing to move the Supreme Court once the notice is issued, sources told NDTV. Sources said the Eknath Shinde camp is also expected to stake claim for the party and symbol with the Election Commission.
Earlier today, Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut alleged that Maharashtra alliance leader Sharad Pawar was threatened by a Union minister. Raut said, “He is Maharashtra’s son. They are threatening him. Modi ji, Amit Shah, have you heard? Your minister is threatening Sharad Pawar – do you support such threats? Maharashtra wants to know.” Is.”
Mr Shinde, who has claimed that his faction is the “real Shiv Sena”, sent letters signed by 37 MLAs to the Deputy Speaker of the State Assembly, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and the Legislature Secretary to inform them about their appointment as the Legislature Party. Sent for. Leader.