Maharashtra: BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis sworn in as Chief Minister, NCP leader Ajit Pawar becomes deputy CM: There is a big news coming out in the midst of the stir in Maharashtra. BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis has sworn in as CM again. At the same time, NCP leader Ajit Pawar has sworn in as the deputy CM. Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari administered the oath of office and secrecy to the two leaders at Raj Bhavan at around eight in the morning.
Let us tell you that till this morning, there was talk of forming a government in Maharashtra with Congress, Shiv Sena and NCP. The three parties had also agreed to make Uddhav Thackeray the CM and the discussion was that today they would formally meet the Governor and submit a claim, but in the meantime a big upsurge took place.
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After taking oath of the post of CM, Devendra Fadnavis said that there is a need for a stable government in the state, not any khichdi government. That is why BJP and NCP have come together. We will give the state a stable government. If needed, we will also prove a majority in the assembly. Let us tell you that elections were held on October 21 for the 288 seats of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly and the results came on October 24. President’s rule was imposed in the state on November 12 after no party or coalition claimed to form the government.
PM Modi congratulated:
Congratulations to @Dev_Fadnavis Ji and @AjitPawarSpeaks Ji on taking oath as the CM and Deputy CM of Maharashtra respectively. I am confident they will work diligently for the bright future of Maharashtra.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 23, 2019
After a big upsurge in Maharashtra, where all kinds of discussions are going on in political corridors. On the other hand, soon after Devendra Fadnavis was sworn in as the CM, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also congratulated him. PM Modi tweeted, ‘Congratulations on Devendra Fadnavis ji taking oath as Maharashtra CM and Ajit Pawar ji as Deputy CM. I am sure they will work diligently for the bright future of Maharashtra.