- After the oath, Uddhav sat on his knees to greet the people, Modi called and congratulated the Chief Minister.
Thackeray Raj in Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray (59 years) took oath as Chief Minister of Maharashtra at 6:40 pm on Thursday. Soon after taking oath, Uddhav bowed and greeted everyone. During this time, apart from about 70 thousand supporters at Shivaji Park, DMK President MK Stalin, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis, MNS chief Raj Thackeray, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani and his wife Neeta Ambani were also present. Prime Minister Narendra Modi called and congratulated Uddhav. Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi congratulated Uddhav, but also regretted not attending the ceremony.
Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari administered the oath to Uddhav. On Saturday, 6 days ago, he administered the oath of Chief Minister to BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis. Earlier Ajit Pawar said that he will not take oath as a minister. He said that the decision on the post of Deputy Chief Minister is yet to be done in NCP.
These MLAs Took the Oath of Office
- Shiv Sena: Legislature Party leaders Eknath Shinde, Subhash Desai.
- NCP: Legislature Party leader Jayant Patil, Chhagan Bhujbal.
- Congress: Leader of Legislative Party and 8-time MLA Balasaheb Thorat.
Bullet Train Project will be Discussed in Cabinet Meeting
A review of crops insurance scheme can also be decided in Uddhav’s first cabinet meeting. In the press conference of the coalition, Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde said – the government will take a decision in favor of the farmers who are struggling with the crisis. Nahar Refinery and Bullet Train Project will be discussed in Cabinet meeting. Thackeray Raj in Maharashtra.
Shivaji Park Special for Thackeray Family
Shivaji Park in Mumbai has always been special for the Thackeray family. This is the ground from where party leader Sanjay Raut had announced that the next Chief Minister of Maharashtra will be from Shiv Sena at Shiv Sena’s Dussehra rally. Bala Saheb was cremated here. Where the stage was set for the swearing-in ceremony. There is a big statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj behind him. Also, a memorial to Bal Thackeray remains.