Uddhav Holds Review Meeting of Ongoing Maha Development Projects

Catch all the live updates of Uddhav Thackeray’s swearing-in as Maharashtra chief minister here.

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Catch all the live updates of Uddhav Thackeray’s swearing-in as Maharashtra chief minister here.
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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday, 3 December, held a review meeting of ongoing development projects in the state.

Uddhav on Sunday, said that he had ordered that the cases filed against environmentalists, during the agitation against the construction of the metro car shed in Aarey Colony, be withdrawn.

The Maha Vikas Aghadi candidate (MVA) and Congress leader Nana Patole has been elected unopposed as Maharashtra Assembly Speaker, after BJP withdrew its candidate.

Snapshot
  • Nana Patole from Congress elected as the Assembly Speaker
  • The NCP will nominate deputy CM after 22 December
  • The BJP has accused the MVA of “not following the rules” in appointment of pro-tem Speaker
  • The alliance claims the support of 166 legislators, well above the halfway mark of 145 in the 288-member Assembly

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11:59 PM, 27 Nov

Tight Security for Uddhav’s Swearing-in as Chief Minister

After a stalemate of over a month, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray will be sworn in as the chief minister of Maharashtra at Shivaji Park in Dadar, Mumbai, on Thursday, 28 November.

National leaders cutting across party lines have been invited for the oath-taking ceremony.

Elaborate security arrangements are being made, a police official said, adding that adequate security personnel, drones and CCTV cameras will be used to monitor the crowd, according to PTI.

3:26 AM, 28 Nov

Deputy CM to be From NCP, Cong to Get Speaker: Praful Patel

NCP leader Praful Patel spoke to the media on Wednesday, hinting at the completion of talks about sharing of portfolios and other issues regarding government formation.

He added that while it had not been decided how many ministers will take oath tomorrow, one or two MLAs from each party would be taking oath.

He further said that the Speaker would be from Congress and the Deputy CM would be from NCP. He also added that there will be only one deputy CM.

3:27 AM, 28 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.

3:31 AM, 28 Nov

Preparations Underway for Oath Ceremony

Preparations are underway at Shivaji Park for the swearing-in ceremony of Uddhav Thackeray as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra.

Uddhav Holds Review Meeting of Ongoing Maha Development Projects
(Photo: ANI)

Published: 28 Nov 2019, 08:27 AM IST
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