Highlights | Will give good government: Uddhav after chairing 1st cabinet meet
Maharashtra govt formation LIVE: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray took oath as new chief minister of Maharashtra at Shivaji Park on Thursday evening. He will head an alliance government of NCP, Shiv Sena and Congress.
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Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray took oath as chief minister of Maharashtra on Thursday evening, heading the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA), an alliance of Nationalist Congress Party, Shiv Sena and Congress.
The ceremony was held in Mumbai's Shivaji Park where Uddhav's father, the late Bal Thackeray, founded the Shiv Sena in 1966. Governor BD Koshyari will administer oath to Uddhav, the first Thackeray to be a chief minister of the state, at 6:40pm.
The swearing-in ceremony will bring to an end more than a month of political uncertainty in the state after the October 21 assembly elections.
In the new government, Sharad Pawar's NCP will get to nominate a deputy chief minister and a Congress MLA will occupy the assembly Speaker’s position.
Here are the updates:
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel and Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath to attend swearing in
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel and Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath to attend swearing in at Shivaji Park in Mumbai : State Congress
Ex-PM Manmohan Singh not to attend Uddhav's swearing-in
Former PM Manmohan Singh not to attend Uddhav Thackeray's swearing in ceremony in Mumbai today, his office has informed.
NCP workers gather outside Sharad Pawar's residence
NCP workers from Maval taluka gathered outside Silver Oak, residence of NCP Chief Sharad Pawar, said, "We have come to meet Pawar saheb (Sharad Pawar) with the request to make our MLA Sunil Shelke,a minister in the new government. We think he will agree."
MeenaThackeray's bust at Shivaji Park, decorated
Bust of Meena Thackeray, mother of Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray, outside Shivaji Park, has been decorated with flowers.
Mumbai: Bust of Meena Thackeray (mother of Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray) outside Shivaji Park decorated with flowers, ahead of Uddhav Thackeray's swearing in ceremony as #Maharashtra Chief Minister. pic.twitter.com/uqVb4LaVsR— ANI (@ANI) 28 November 2019
'Uddhav Thackeray will decide on Aaditya's inclusion in cabinet: Sanjay Raut
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, on being asked if Aaditya Thackeray will be given a ministerial post,said, "To include someone in the cabinet or not is the decision of Chief Minister. Uddhav Thackeray ji is now not only his father but the Chief Minister, he will take the decision." : ANI
Sonia Gandhi 'not decided' about attending swearing-in: ANI
On being asked if she will participate in Uddhav Thackeray's swearing-in today, Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi said, "Not decided": ANI
First published: Nov 28, 2019 09:47 IST