First CM From Thackeray Clan, Will Uddhav Shake Up Maha Politics?
Uddhav Thackeray has been sworn in as the Maharashtra chief minister at Shivaji Park in Dadar, which is the traditional venue for Shiv Sena events.
Uddhav Thackeray has been sworn in as the Maharashtra chief minister at Shivaji Park in Dadar, which is the traditional venue for Shiv Sena events.(Photo: The Quint)

First CM From Thackeray Clan, Will Uddhav Shake Up Maha Politics?

History was made in Maharashtra on 28 November when the Thackerays – a family that has had unmatchable political clout in the state for more than five decades now – got their chief minister.

Uddhav Thackeray was sworn in as the Maharashtra CM on Thursday at Shivaji Park in Dadar, which is the traditional venue for Shiv Sena events.

He had vowed to make a Shiv Sainik the Maharashtra chief minister, but now that he is at the helm, what is expected from his governance?

One person that we don't have any clarity from, however, is NCP leader Ajit Pawar, who played a significant role in the political action that preceded this swearing-in ceremony. Where does he stand in the alliance?

Although 28 November was Uddhav Thackeray’s day, the whole story is incomplete without Sharad Pawar, the NCP supremo without whom this alliance wouldn't have been possible.

Is Uddhav bringing a new chapter in Shiv Sena's politics in Maharashtra? How does the way forward look? For all this tune in to The Big Story podcast!

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