Shiv Sena floats names for Maharashtra Chief Minister post; NCP insists for Uddhav

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Names for Maharashtra chief minister mentioned in assembly between Thackerays and Pawar

After a late-night assembly between Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and his MLA-son Aaditya at NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s residence on Thursday, the names of potential chief ministerial candidates have come the fore. The assembly happened at Pawar’s residence ‘Silver Oak’ in South Mumbai. Sources near the Shiv Sena have mentioned its leaders Arvind Sawant and Subhash Desai are thought-about to be frontrunners for the chief minister submit in Maharashtra.  

The prime selection for the CM candidate, nonetheless, tends to be Uddhav Thackeray because it comes as a mutual consent. 

Furthermore, with the help of the MLAs and the expertise in administration, Eknath Shinde additionally has truthful probabilities for being thought-about for the submit. 

The assembly between Thackerays and Pawar happened on a day when Congress chief Prithviraj Chavan mentioned in New Delhi that his occasion and the NCP have “complete unanimity” on all points regarding authorities formation in Maharashtra and can now maintain talks with the Shiv Sena to “finalise the architecture of the alliance”.

The discussions will now transfer to Mumbai the place the Congress and the NCP will maintain deliberations with their different pre-poll allies — Peasants Workers Party, Samajwadi Party, Swabhimani Paksh and CPI(M) — after which with the Sena, Chavan advised reporters after one other spherical of talks between senior leaders of his occasion and the NCP within the nationwide capital.

Meanwhile, smaller allies of NCP-Congress are slated to carry conferences with the leaders of their alliance on Friday, to be able to work out the ultimate modalities and their function within the “Maha Vikas Aghadi” (NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena) authorities within the state. 

The improvement comes because the NCP-Congress and Shiv Sena inch nearer in the direction of staking declare to type a authorities in Maharashtra. 

The assembly between the leaders will happen at 12 pm, hours forward of the NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena assembly scheduled at four pm at this time.

Apart from these three main events, smaller allies of Congress and NCP like Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana, Peasants and Workers Party of India, Samajwadi Party, and so forth can even be part of the alliance. 

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