Mumbai: Amid the ongoing drama in the political world of Maharashtra, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde faction leader Sanjay Shirsat has came forward with some shocking revelations in their party. Shirsat in an exclusive interview to ANI alleged that the party leaders were upset after BJP joined hands with NCP and Ajit Pawar. He also criticised NCP chief Sharad Pawar and said that they (NCP) and Pawar used Uddhav Thackeray as CM.
Not All Leaders Were Happy With Ncp Joining Us: Shirsat
Shiv Sena (Eknath Shinde) leader Sanjay Shirsat, said "In politics when our rival gang wants to join us, we have to take them in and that is what BJP did. After NCP joined us, people in our group were upset because some of our leaders will not get their desired position. It is not true that all our leaders are happy with NCP joining us."
"We have informed CM and Dy CM and they will have to resolve this issue...We were always against NCP and even today we are against Sharad Pawar. Udhhav Thackeray was used by Sharad Pawar as the CM. NCP (Sharad Pawar) used to run the government when Uddhav was the CM... Eknath Shinde will decide the course of action now," he added.
Ajit Pawar Joined Hands With Shinde Government
Ajit Pawar took oath as the Deputy CM of Maharashtra on July 2. Chhagan Bhujbal, Dilip Valse-Patil, Hasan Mushrif, Dhananjay Munde, Dharmarao Baba Atram, Aditi Tatkare, Sanjay Bansode and Anil Patil took oath as ministers in Shinde cabinet apart from Ajit Pawar.
CM Shinde Welcomes Ajit Pawar
Speaking for the first time after Ajit Pawar took oath as deputy chief minister in a sudden turn of events that left the political circles in Mumbai stunned, Maharashtra Chief Minister Ajit Pawar told reporters that the double engine government had now become triple engine thanks to Ajit Pawar joining as deputy CM of Maharashtra. Shinde added that Maharashtra would now have one chief minister and two deputy chief ministers and that would help the state progress.