Insurgent Sena MLAs jubilate at Goa resort, hail new CM | Goa Information

PANAJI: Euphoria prevailed amongst Maharashtra’s insurgent Shiv Sena legislators, who’ve been put up at a starred resort in Goa, after their chief Eknath Shinde was declared the following chief minister of Maharashtra. A video of the MLAs jubilantly dancing to a Marathi track was broadly shared on social media platforms on Thursday, even because the group prolonged their keep in Goa.
Shinde had held a gathering with the insurgent MLAs in Goa earlier than he departed for Mumbai on Thursday to fulfill Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis to kind the brand new authorities.
When Fadnavis introduced Shinde as the brand new chief minister of Maharashtra, the insurgent MLAs went right into a rapture, dancing and screaming to the beats of Marathi songs. The ambiance was electrical as they wound their manner via most components of the resort, together with the foyer and banquet corridor, chanting, “Shinde tum aage badho, hum tumhare saath hai (Shinde, you progress forward. We’re with you).” The celebration lasted for over two hours.
Among the many revellers was Shiv Sena’s Kalyan MP and Shinde’s son, Shrikant, who teared up no sooner was his father declared the brand new chief minister of Maharashtra. “I’m very completely satisfied,” he mentioned when requested how he felt upon listening to the information. Shrikant subsequently departed for Mumbai.
In the meantime, the insurgent MLAs clarified that they’d not celebrated the resignation of chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, who determined to stop on Wednesday after he was cornered by a big faction of his personal occasion.
“We’re not proud of Thackeray’s resignation,” Shinde mentioned. “Contemplating the circumstances, all 50 MLAs had only one demand — that we must always take the Hindutva dream of Balasaheb (Thackeray) ahead. Had an acceptable determination been taken on the proper time, all this wouldn’t have occurred.”
Earlier within the day, spokesperson of the insurgent Shiv Sena group, Deepak Kesarkar, mentioned they have been unhappy they needed to combat Thackeray, however would all the time have the identical respect for him.
He additionally mentioned the group has authorised Shinde to carry discussions with BJP and take acceptable choices within the curiosity of Maharashtra, together with finalising what number of cupboard berths the insurgent MLAs would get. “We’ve come collectively for the sake of Maharashtra’s growth and should not have any calls for. Of our 50 MLAs, six have been ministers,” Kesarkar mentioned.
Shiv Sena will finalise a standard minimal programme with BJP to run the Maharashtra authorities. The 2 events, nonetheless, are but to debate which legislators will make it to the cupboard.
Reacting to a press release by Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut that the insurgent legislators had back-stabbed the Thackeray-led authorities, Kesarkar mentioned, “The identical factor might have been mentioned when Shiv Sena severed ties with its pure ally, BJP, and fashioned the federal government with Congress and NCP. The individuals had mandated that BJP and Shiv Sena kind the federal government, not Congress and NCP.”
Kesarkar additionally mentioned Uddhav Thackeray’s son Aaditya shouldn’t spend a lot time with Raut and will as an alternative proceed to be in contact with the occasion’s staff and work in the direction of turning into a outstanding chief someday.

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