Maharashtra Political Crisis: Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) led by Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray’s government is on shaky ground after the separation of Eknath Shinde from the party along with other MLAs.
Initially, Shinde along with other party leaders was camping at a hotel in Surat, Gujarat. Later, Rebel Sena MLAs flew to Guwahati, Assam at midnight by chartered plane.
Here are the top 5 developments in the Maharashtra political crisis
- Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs, who were camping in Surat, reportedly flew to Guwahati in Assam, at midnight. According to the sources, the number of rebel MLAs number will be between a dozen and two-dozen
- A 50-seater chartered flight was hired for taking the MLAs to Guwahati. Sources also mentioned that Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde, who is leading the dissident group, has managed the support of five MLAs of the Congress party
- On Tuesday, CM Uddhav Thackeray reportedly spoke with Shiv Sena rebel Eknath Shinde for about 10 minutes. Uddhav Thackeray said Shiv Sena is trying to understand what Eknath Shinde wants
- Eknath Shinde’s camp claims the support of 39 Shiv Sena MLAs. Earlier, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut claimed rebel leader Eknath Shinde was pressured to go against the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena party and alleged that at least two MLAs accompanying Minister in Surat were beaten up by the police and goons under the “Operation Kamal”
- As poaching fears increase, the Shiv Sena leaders currently in Mumbai have been shifted to a hotel in the Lower Parel area of Mumbai