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Uddhav to Take Oath as CM, NCP Gets Deputy CM, Speaker from Cong

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Maharashtra CM-candidate Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday, 27 November invited PM Modi for his oath-taking ceremony over a phone call, their first conversation after the Sena broke alliance with the BJP and parted ways with the NDA.

Earlier, NCP leaders Praful Patel announced that the Speaker of the Maharashtra Assembly will be from Congress and the Deputy CM of the state will be from NCP.

Maharashtra Congress Chief Balasaheb Thorat, on Wednesday, said that the sharing of portfolios within the alliance partners will be decided over the next couple of days.

Uddhav Thackeray will be sworn in as the CM on Thursday.

Snapshot
    • Kalidas Kolambkar, who has been appointed as the pro tem speaker administered the MLAs’ oath
    • BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis earlier submitted his resignation from the post of Maharashtra CM to Governor Koshyari
    • Fadnavis’ resignation came hours after Ajit Pawar withdrew support following the SC order to conduct floor test by Wednesday

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11:13 PM , 27 Nov

Uddhav Dials PM Modi

Maharashtra CM-candidate Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday invited PM Modi for his oath-taking ceremony over a phone call, their first conversation after the Sena broke alliance with the BJP and parted ways with the NDA.

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10:06 PM , 27 Nov
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Aaditya Meets Manmohan Singh

Aaditya Thackeray also paid a visit to former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh's residence to invite him for the swearing-in ceremony of Uddhav Thackeray.

“We met Sonia Gandhi ji and Dr Manmohan Singh ji as their guidance and blessings are necessary. Now we are returning to Mumbai,” Aadtya said, speaking to the media.

9:51 PM , 27 Nov
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Aaditya Thackeray Meets Sonia Gandhi at Her Residence

Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray leaves from the residence of Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi. He had gone there to invite her for the swearing in ceremony of Uddhav Thackeray as Maharashtra Chief Minister, in Mumbai tomorrow.

“We came here to seek her blessings. We will also invite Dr Manmohan Singh,” he said.

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9:44 PM , 27 Nov
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Aaditya Reaches Sonia Gandhi's Residence

Aaditya Thackeray has reached Sonia Gandhi's residence to invite her for the swearing-in ceremony of Uddhav Thackeray.


Published: 25 Nov 2019, 8:35 AM IST
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