After defeating the BJP on the floor of the House, we will prove it,” says NCP Chief Sharad Pawar.”Today, a new NCP legislative party leader will be elected here at 4 pm.” Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray says, “This is a surgical strike on democracy and the people of Maharashtra.” Meanwhile, the BJP has clenched a press conference in Delhi in which Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said: “Throughout the election campaign, Devendra Fadnavis’ name was cast as the Maharashtra Chief Minister. The consent base of BJP and the prospect of Devendra Fadnavis becoming CM played a crucial role in the success of Shiv Sena candidates”.
“All the MLAs who are getting on must know that there is an anti-defection law and the probability of them losing their assembly membership is high.” “We have the majority.”
In an extraordinary about-face, Devendra Fadnavis was early on Saturday morning sworn in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. With the NCP leader Ajit Pawar lending assistance as Deputy CM, sparking counts against the Centre that it’s violating constitutional norms. Later, in the day, in a joint press meeting with the Congress and Shiv Senain Mumbai, NCP President Sharad Pawar said, “action will be taken against all those who have contributed in the swearing-in ceremony on Saturday”.