Fadnavis & Pawar Resign: Maha Drama Ends After Month of Suspense

Three days and eight hours - That’s how long Devendra Fadnavis’ second tenure as Chief Minister lasted.

Published26 Nov 2019, 03:13 PM IST
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It’s been a long month for the state of Maharashtra.

After a divisive poll, a broken Shiv Sena-BJP alliance, a newly forged Sena-NCP-Congress Alliance, a surprise swearing-in of BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis as Chief Minister and NCP’s Ajit Pawar as Deputy CM, and finally a sudden resignation by both, three days and eight hours later on 26 November, the state finally knows its fate, at least politically.

Today on The Big Story podcast, we dive into Maharashtra’s new government, which will be formed by the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance. Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray has been selected as the alliance’s Chief Minister choice, and the resignation of Fadnavis and Pawar has finally brought an end to the month of political madness.

How did we get here and what’s in store now for the future of Maharashtra?

Find out on this edition of The Big Story podcast.

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