The Congress, NCP and the Shiv Sena were left surprised as Devendra Fadnavis was sworn in as Chief Minister with Ajit Pawar as his deputy. The three parties were in talks to form a government in the state. President's rule was imposed in Maharashtra on November 12 after none of the parties were able to form a government in the 288-member assembly.
The BJP emerged as the single largest party in the state by winning 105 seats while its pre-poll alliance partner Shiv Sena bagged 56 seats. The Congress and the NCP won 44 and 54 seats, respectively, in the October 21 election.
How Twitter has reacted to the furore:
Sanjay Raut: Ek idea hai uddhav bhai— Rishav Sharma (@rishav_sharma1) November 23, 2019
Uddhav Thackeray: pic.twitter.com/9P7SIkMJ0f
This morning....this kind of twist.....Similarities: Underestimating the 'strongest' character especially when things seemed to be going as per plan 😀 #MaharashtraGovtFormation #Maharashtra #MahaKhichdiSarkar pic.twitter.com/pbFpNqT7Qo— Virat A Singh (@singhvirat246) November 23, 2019
Who did this? pic.twitter.com/5rZB5UpGZo— Abijit Ganguly (@AbijitG) November 23, 2019
सड़क पर वही जानवर मरता है जो निर्णय नहीं लेता है कि दाएं जाएं या बाएं जाएं।— Ram Vilas Paswan (@irvpaswan) November 23, 2019
The venue may be Kolkata but the real Day-night test was played in Mumbai last night. #MaharashtraPolitics— Gabbbar (@GabbbarSingh) November 23, 2019
Bacchon ne bhaag kar shaadi kar li.— Chetan Bhagat (@chetan_bhagat) November 23, 2019
Par ab hum bade kya karein? Aashirwaad de sakte hain bas.
Shaam ko ek function bhi rakh liya hai, zaroor aana.
aajkal ke bacche, i tell you. https://t.co/WTXxckq5md
Any Story, Any Situation This Man @AkshayKumar Fits In Almost Every Meme. #MemeKing They Said.. Very Well Said !!#MaharashtraPolitics #MaharashtraGovtFormation #DevendraFadnavis #AjitPawar #SharadPawar #Motabhai #Congress #Maharashtra pic.twitter.com/P2vXyFuhc7— Sandy (@SandyYadavAK) November 23, 2019
#MahaGovernment @Dev_Fadnavis becomes @CMOMaharashtra & internet meme creators become active.... @AjitPawarSpeaks @ANI @BJP4Maharashtra @BJP4India @ShaneWarne @PMuralidharRao pic.twitter.com/ORZmaZ3Wv2— Jaideep Shenoy 🇮🇳 (@jaideepshenoy) November 23, 2019
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