Shiv Sena’s Eknath Shinde as we speak took oath as a minister in Maharashtra together with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray who was sworn-in because the Chief Minister. Among the many different leaders who took oath embrace Nationalist Congress Celebration’s Jayant Patil and Chhagan Bhujbal, Shiv Sena’s Subhash Desai and Congress’ Balasaheb Thorat and Nitin Raut.
Senior Shiv Sena chief Eknath Shinde is MLA from Kopri-Pachpakhadi constituency of Thane for 4 consecutive phrases since 2004.
In 2014, Eknath Shinde was elected because the Chief of the Opposition within the state.
He has been the cupboard minister of public well being and household welfare in Maharashtra and was elected as Shiv Sena’s legislative chief in October 2019 for the second consecutive time period.
Eknath Shinde’s son Dr Shrikant Shinde is an MP from Kalyan constituency.
Earlier than the oath ceremony as we speak, Mr Shinde mentioned that call on bullet trains within the state will probably be determined within the cupboard assembly. “We’ll do what’s within the pursuits of the folks. We’ll take a choice on the Bullet prepare undertaking and the Nanar Refinery Venture at our cupboard assembly,” he mentioned.
The Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress have come collectively beneath the “Maha Vikas Aghadi” entrance to kind the federal government within the state. The BJP and the Sena, which fought the final month’s Meeting polls in an alliance, secured a cushty majority by profitable 105 and 56 seats, however the alliance broke after the BJP declined to share the chief minister’s submit.