In the midst of the political crisis in Maharashtra for the last three days, rebel Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde has said in gestures that which superpower is behind him. In a meeting of rebel MLAs held at Hotel Radisson in Guwahati on Thursday, Shinde was declared its leader.
Shinde claims that he has 49 MLAs with him. Late night some more MLAs have also reached Guwahati. Overall, Shinde’s Shiv Sena is getting stronger. Probably Shinde will make some big announcement today regarding the alliance with BJP. On which side will the camel of Maharashtra politics sit in the last three days? Read it sequentially…
1. Shinde told which superpower was behind him
Shiv Sena’s rebel leader Eknath Shinde has finally told in gestures which superpower is working behind him. He told the supporting MLAs that whatever happiness and sorrow is there, it is the same for all of us. Whatever happens, we are all united and that too on our own. They are National Party. They are superpowers. Whose whole Pakistan means you are understanding, who is there. He told me that the decision you have taken is very historic. We have all our power behind you. If anything is missing, we will not allow it to be felt. He has assured me of this.
2. Sharad Pawar said – the rebels will have to pay a big price
NCP Chief Sharad Pawar spoke to the media on Thursday after a meeting with party leaders. He said that the government would make every effort to save it. The rebels will have to pay a heavy price. The government is in majority, it will be decided in the assembly. Uddhav Thackerayji has said that rebels should come to Mumbai and talk. If he comes to Mumbai then everything will be clear. We will make every effort to save the government. Had they told us also to leave the alliance, we could have parted ways too. Here Union Minister Narayan Rane gave an open challenge to Pawar. He said that the rebel MLAs will come to the auditorium to vote, if their hair is also frizzy, then it will be difficult for those who do so to reach home.
3. Raut said – will leave the alliance, Bhujbal’s counterattack
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut spoke of parting ways with the Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance (MVA) to persuade the angry MLAs. On this, NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal said that if some people want to go out of Maha Vikas Aghadi, they will find some way out. He said that the government can also be run by a single party. There may be internal differences within the party. There are three different parties involved in the Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance. In which there may be estrangement about something, but this does not mean that the government should be toppled.
4. Letter written by Shinde camp to Uddhav
Earlier, rebel leader Eknath Shinde has shared a letter. The letter has been written by Sanjay Shirsat, but the sentiments of all the MLAs have been told in it. It is written in the letter – Your door was always closed for Shiv Sena MLAs. You did not listen to these MLAs. On the other hand, Shinde always listened to the MLAs and will listen further.
5. 12 MLAs of Thackeray faction reach Guwahati
The departure of MLAs from Shiv Sena is still going on. In the last 12 hours, five Shiv Sena MLAs and two independent MLAs reached Guwahati from Maharashtra. These include Gulabrao Patil, Yogesh Kadam, Sada Sarvankar, Yogesh Pawar and Mangesh Kulankar. The remaining two MLAs Manjula Gavit and Chandrakant Patil are independents. Sada, Yogesh and Mangesh reached the Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati on Thursday morning. After this, 3 more MLAs of Thackeray, Ravindra Phatak, Dadaji Bhause and Sanjay Rathod also reached Guwahati. Earlier this information was coming out that these three had gone to convince the rebel MLAs. Apart from this, two other independent MLAs Kishore Jodgewar and Geeta Jain also reached Guwahati late on Thursday night to meet Shinde. There is news of these MLAs joining the Shinde faction. According to sources, the rebel MLAs can be taken to Goa, after which they will be brought to Mumbai Raj Bhavan to be paraded from there.
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6. BJP offered Shinde to form the government
Amidst the stampede in Shiv Sena, there has been a stir in BJP from Maharashtra to Delhi and Assam. Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis held a meeting on Thursday. According to sources, BJP has offered Shinde 8 cabinet ranks and 5 minister of state ranks in the Maharashtra cabinet regarding government formation and further process. Along with this, two ministerial posts have also been offered at the center. After the meeting, Fadnavis left for Delhi. Meanwhile, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conard Sangma reached the hotel in Guwahati to meet the rebel Shiv Sena MLAs. Posters have been put up in many places of Maharashtra congratulating BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis as CM.
7. Uddhav holds meeting with party’s Mumbai department heads
Uddhav Thackeray, who reached Matoshree after leaving his official residence Varsha a day ago, held a meeting with the Mumbai department heads of Shiv Sena late on Thursday evening. Thackeray asked the office bearers to start preparations for the BMC elections. All focus should be on BMC elections. Along with this, he also stressed on strengthening the party organization.
8. What is the option for Uddhav now?
Uddhav now has 2 options left. First, accept Sharad Pawar and offer to make Eknath Shinde the Chief Minister. Shinde, however, has refused to be in government with the Mahavikas Aghadi. Second is the floor test. Sanjay Raut has spoken about floor test.
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9. TMC workers create ruckus outside Guwahati hotel
Mamta Banerjee’s party Trinamool Congress has entered the political turmoil of Maharashtra. TMC workers demonstrated outside the hotel where Eknath Shinde is staying along with 41 Shiv Sena and 9 independent MLAs. They said that the MLAs are being horse-traded. Let it be stopped. The police have taken them into custody.
10. What happened on the second day of the political crisis?
Uddhav left the Chief Minister’s residence amid political upheaval. Uddhav said by doing Facebook live- talk to me Shinde, I will leave the post of Shiv Sena President along with CM chair. At the same time, Sharad Pawar advised Uddhav to make Chief Minister Eknath Shinde only, the party would be saved from collapse. Here, Shinde, sitting in Guwahati, removed Sunil Prabhu, the Chief Whip of Shiv Sena.
11. What happened on the first day of the political crisis?
Around 14 Shiv Sena MLAs reached Surat with Eknath Shinde. Here all the MLAs stayed at Hotel Le Meridien. Seeing the rebellion of the MLAs, Uddhav Thackeray sent two envoys for a settlement. On the other hand, Sharad Pawar said that this is an internal matter of Shiv Sena. The wife of an MLA Nitin Deshmukh lodged a missing report of the husband at the Akola police station.
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