Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said about the meeting with NCP chief Sharad Pawar that rumours are being spread that he had met Nationalist Party President Sharad Pawar a day ago. This is just a rumour being spread. I have never met such a thing. Please ignore false rumours.
The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government was toppled last week due to Shinde’s rebellion against the party leadership and 39 Shiv Sena MLAs. Apart from NCP, Congress was also involved in the MVA government. At the same time, after the revolt, Eknath Shinde formed the government in Maharashtra on June 30 with the support of the BJP. After which, Shinde took the oath as CM and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis took an oath as Deputy Chief Minister.
Eknath Shinde’s government will run for five to six months: Pawar
Giving a big statement, former Maharashtra CM Sharad Pawar had said that there is every possibility of mid-term elections in Maharashtra. Addressing his MLAs, he claimed that the Eknath Shinde-led government could fall in five to six years.
In fact, after rebelling against Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, Eknath Shinde has joined BJP as the new Chief Minister. With this, the BJP has also returned to power. NCP chief Sharad Pawar has claimed that the Shinde government will last only 5-6 months. While guiding his MLAs, he said, ‘This government will run for five to six months, so be ready for mid-term elections.
Pawar meets opposition leaders.
Meanwhile, on Wednesday, NCP chief Sharad Pawar met opposition leaders to strengthen the election campaign of Yashwant Sinha, the joint candidate of the opposition for the post of President. Let us tell you that Sinha has been pitted against National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Draupadi Murmu.