Maharashtra Political Crisis: Eknath Shinde’s big statement after the rebellion, said – will never cheat for power

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New Delhi: Political turmoil is in full swing in Maharashtra and clouds of crisis are visible on the Uddhav Thackeray government. Meanwhile, the first statement of Eknath Shinde after the rebellion has come to the fore. Eknath Shinde tweeted that we are true Shiv Sainiks of Balasaheb. Balasaheb has taught us Hindutva. We will never cheat for power. Balasaheb’s thoughts and Dharmaveer Anand Saheb have taught us not to cheat. Along with this, 3 MLAs supporting Shinde have been brought to Uddhav Thackeray’s residence. It includes Dada Bhuse, Sanjay Rathore, Sanjay Bangar.

Minister Eknath Shinde is angry with the Uddhav government

Significantly, Shiv Sena leader and minister in Uddhav government Eknath Shinde is said to be angry. Taking a tough stand, Eknath Shinde has reached Gujarat with 21 other party MLAs. He is staying with party MLAs at Meridian Hotel in Surat. Party leaders are unable to contact him. Due to his move, the Uddhav government seems to be in trouble. Significantly, Eknath Shinde is counted among the strong leaders of Shiv Sena. He has played an important role in strengthening the organization in the state. His move can increase troubles for the Uddhav Thackeray government.

Shiv Sena’s Eknath Shinde removed as Chief Whip

Meanwhile, Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde has been removed from the post of Chief Whip by the party. Ajay Chaudhary has been made the new Chief Whip in his place. Shinde is no longer the leader of the party’s legislature party.

NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena united – Sharad Pawar

On the ongoing political crisis in Maharashtra, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said that this is happening for the third time in Maharashtra. He said that no NCP MLA has gone from here to there. This is an internal matter of Shiv Sena. Will Thackeray’s government fall? On this, he said that some option (to save the government) will come out. At the same time, he said that Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena are all together.

Sanjay Raut’s BJP Attack

On the other hand, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut targeted the BJP and said, “Like Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, this is also a conspiracy to topple the Uddhav Thackeray government.” At the same time, he said, “Shiv Sena is a party of loyalists. We will not allow this to happen.”

Case of cross voting in MLC election

Significantly, in the MLC elections held on Monday, some Shiv Sena MLAs cross-voted, due to which the party suffered. The results of the Legislative Council elections in 10 seats of Maharashtra have been declared late on Monday night. In this, 5 candidates of BJP have registered victory. While 2-2 candidates of NCP and Shiv Sena have a win-win situation. On the other hand, Congress has won one seat. It is believed that BJP got the benefit of cross voting done by Shiv Sena MLAs.

first published:June 21, 2022, 3:20 pm

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