In an unprecedented turn of events in Maharashtra politics, Devendra Fadnavis took oath as the Chief Minister along with NCP leader Ajit Pawar as his deputy on Saturday morning. The unexpected development came a day after Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray emerged as the Sena-NCP-Congress' consensus candidate for the top post.
Meanwhile, Congress MLAs are furious with their senior leaders for missing out on the government formation in the state along with Shiv Sena and NCP. The MLAs are acussing the senior leaders of responsible for the current situation in the state, the sources said.
The opportunity of forming the Maha Vikas Aghadi under the leader of Shiv Sena to leave the BJP out was missed. Former CM Prithviraj Chavan Congress state president Balasaheb Thorat made it too late which directly benefited BJP.
Meanwhile, Ajit Pawar's decision to support the BJP to form the Maharashtra Government is his personal decision and not that of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), said Sharad Pawar.
Ajit Pawar's decision is against the party line and is indiscipline. No NCP leader or worker is in favour of an NCP-BJP government, NCP chief added.
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