Mumbai, Nov 26: Shiv Sena chief and Chief ministerial candidate of ‘Maha Vikas Aghadi’ Uddhav Thackeray thanked Sonia Gandhi and said “Never Dreamed of leading Maharashtra.”
Uddhav Thackeray is likely to be sworn in on Sunday as Chief Minister of a Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government.”I had never dreamed of leading the state. I would like to thank (Congress president) Sonia Gandhi and others,”Uddhav Thackeray said after being elected to lead the alliance.
Sharad Pawar announced at the joint meeting at Hotel Trident that swearing-in ceremony will take place on 1 December at Shivaji Park in Mumbai. “Three representatives of ‘Maha Vikas Aghadi’ will meet the Governor today.
The MLAs passed a resolution appointing Uddhav Thackeray as the leader of the alliance and the Chief Ministerial nominee of the front.
Uddhav Thackeray as CM: resolution passed unanimously by all NCP-Shiv Sena-Congress MLAs
The MLAs passed a resolution appointing Uddhav Thackeray as the leader of the alliance and the Chief Ministerial nominee of the front. The resolution was mooted by NCP state president Jayant Patil and was seconded by State Congress President Balasaheb Thorat which was passed unanimously by all the assembled MLAs. A resolution to form the alliance ‘Maha Vikas Aghadi’ was also passed by the MLAs.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, the two top leaders of the BJP, had met right after the Supreme Court verdict. A message from the leadership went to Fadnavis after the meeting.
Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar were sworn in on Saturday, in a sudden oath ceremony at 7.50 am that was challenged in the Supreme Court as undemocratic and unconstitutional.