Swara Bhasker, Urmila Matondkar, Kubbra Sait, Prakash Raj and more took to Twitter to react to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's resignation. He resigned in the middle of a Facebook Live. The actors took to social media to appreciate his work.
Swara took to Twitter to appreciate the outgoing chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, stating, "Thank you for your leadership. U were unbiased & a responsible Leader of the State, transparent, communicative & assuring during COVID-19 crisis. Ur conduct turned critics like me into admirers. Work of Maha adm under u has been laudable. Go long & go strong."
'Thackeray a Progressive, Caring CM': Riteish Deshmukh
Riteish Deshmukh, actor and son of former Maharashtra CM Vilasrao Deshmukh, called Thackeray a "progressive," "proactive," and "caring" chief minister.
"A big thank you to Shri Uddhav Thackeray Ji for being progressive, proactive, and caring Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Thank you for guiding & communicating with us citizens during the most difficult and dark times that humanity has ever faced -the COVID pandemic," he said on Twitter.
Urmila Matondkar also took to Twitter thanking him for his leadership, "Thank you @OfficeofUT ji for your leadership in the most trying times of covid n keeping our state away from communal hatred n bigotry. Your leadership has been exemplary, unbiased, courageous, responsible, transparent, communicative Jai Maharashtra"
Kubbra Sait also thanked the CM for his service, stating, "Thank you for your service @OfficeofUT You are an excellent administrator and a gentleman. During the roughest phase of the pandemic you chose to directly speak to us week after week, keeping our minds at rest. You will be missed dear CM."
Singer-music composer Vishal Dadlani took to Twitter to thank Thackeray for his "effective leadership" as CM.
"Thank you for your effective leadership in difficult times @OfficeofUT and @AUThackeray. Many roads yet to be walked, many battles yet to be won. Jai Hind, Jai Maharashtra," Dadlani said.
'You Did Great Sir': Actor Prakash Raj
Prakash Ray reacted to the news, stating, "You did great dear sir @OfficeofUT… and I’m sure people of Maharashtra will stand by you for the way you handled the state.. the Chanakya s may eat laddoos today.. but your genuinity will linger longer .. more power to you.. #justasking"
Actor Rajshri Deshpande also tweeted stating, "2019 I tweeted the dilapidated school conditions in rura lvillages of Marathwada. Immediately @AUThackeray replied ‘we are in Aurangabad let’s discuss. Thank you @OfficeofUT sir for patiently listening to all the ground realities. Your humility humbleness will stay with me forever"
Comedian Atul Khatri also thanked the former CM, saying that his efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic will not be forgotten.
"Will never forget this! While rest of the country was burning with the COVID fever, we in Maharashtra were very safe and sorted thanks to @OfficeofUT, @AUThackeray," Khatri wrote on Twitter.