Deepak Kesarkar said that they will avoid commenting on Uddhav Thackeray but will reply the letter received to Shinde. He said that Shiv Sena had elected Shinde as leader of house after getting election on Shiv Sena’s ticket in state assembly elections.
Goa: A day after removal of newly election Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde from Shiv Sena, rebel MLAs on Saturday said that they will reply legally. Rebel Shiv Sena MLA Deepak Kesarkar, in a press conference from Goa hotel, said Shinde has received a letter informing about his removal from all posts of the party.
He said that though they will reply to the legally, but those who have sent should introspect as whether it is insult to Maharashtra people or not. He said that there should be respect for the newly elected CM who was leader of the house in state assembly earlier.
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Kesarkar said that they will avoid commenting on Uddhav Thackeray but will reply the letter received to Shinde. He said that Shiv Sena had elected Shinde as leader of house after getting election on Shiv Sena’s ticket in state assembly elections.
Claiming to be involved in anti-party activities, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray had on Friday sacked newly elected Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde from all positions of the party. Shinde’s removal from party posts came a day after his swearing in a s state chief minister as the Shiv Sena alleged his involvement in anti-party activities.
The party, in a statement, had said that the action was initiated as the rebel MLA has given up his membership from the party. “He was been sacked for involving in activities against the party,” the statement said.
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Days after the revolt against Uddhav Thackeray, rebel Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde Eknath Shinde was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra on Thursday. Besides this, former state chief minister and senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis was also took oath as Deputy Chief Minister of the state.
After heightened political drama in Maharashtra for over a week, Wednesday things settled after the Supreme Court turned down a Shiv Sena plea to stop a floor test ordered by the Governor and subsequently, Uddhav Thackeray quit as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Thackeray announced his decision through Facebook live and in some time, reached the Governor’s house and submitted his resignation.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi had congratulated both Eknath Shinde and Devendra Fadnavis for swearing in as chief minister and deputy chief minister of the state. Modi, in a tweet, said, “I would like to congratulate Shri @mieknathshinde Ji on taking oath as Maharashtra CM. A grassroots level leader, he brings with him rich political, legislative and administrative experience. I am confident that he will work towards taking Maharashtra to greater heights.”
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