Uddhav Thackeray, after announcing to quit from his post, took driving seat of his car to reach Raj Bhawan. His both sons including Aditya Thackeray also accompanied him in the car.
Mumbai: Minutes after announcement to step down from the post of chief minister, Uddhav Thackeray submitted his resignation to Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari late night on Wednesday. As per the report, the Governor accepted Thackeray’s resignation and said him to officiate till swearing in of new chief minister takes place.
Uddhav Thackeray, after announcing to quit from his post, took driving seat of his car to reach Raj Bhawan. His both sons including Aditya Thackeray also accompanied him in the car. Thackeray, after announcing his resignation from the top post, also resigned from the post of MLC.
Thackeray resigned as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra on Wednesday minutes after the Supreme Court of India refused to stay the floor test ordered by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari. As per the report, Thackeray left for the Governor’s residence to hand over his resignation immediately after Facebook Live.
Outgoing Maharashtra CM said that he is satisfied that his government has officially renamed Aurangabad to Sambhaji Nagar and Osmanabad to Dharashiv – the cities named by Balasaheb Thackeray. Thackeray, during his address on Facebook Live, said that he expresses his gratitude to MVA partners-NCP and Congress- for supporting the government’s decision. Anil Parab, Subhash Desai and Aaditya Thackeray were present when the proposal was passed.”
He said that he respects order of the Supreme Court and democracy should be followed.
In a late night hearing on Wednesday, the Supreme Court refused to stay the floor test in the Maharashtra Assembly on Thursday. The apex court bench also said it is ordering a notice on the petitions and that Thursday’s floor test proceedings will be subject to the final outcome of the writ petition.
The court also allowed jailed MLAs Nawab Malik and Anil Deshmukh to participate in the floor test in the Special Session of Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha on Thursday.
Leader of the rebel faction of Shiv Sena, Eknath Shinde, and his entourage of rebel MLAs will reach Mumbai from Goa Thursday morning. Talking to the media, Shinde said he is not afraid as they have support of two-third MLAs. Shinde and his team will reach Goa on Wednesday.