New Delhi: Shortly after being sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra in the presence of Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at the Raj Bhawan in Mumbai, Shiv Sena rebel group leader Eknath Shinde changed his Twitter DP in which he can be seen with the late Shiv Sena leader, Bal Thackeray. With this act, Shinde attempted to send a powerful message to Uddhav Thackeray and his ministers. Instead of mentioning the Chief Minister in his profile, Shinde wrote himself as Shiv Sena Leader, Maharashtra State Minister and MP Kopri-Pachpakhadi on his Twitter bio.
Since Shinde left Surat with rebel MPs from Maharashtra, he accuses Uddhav Thackeray of an alliance with Congress and the NCP that Uddhav compromised with the ideas of Bal Thackeray and Hindutva. Shinde said Bal Thackeray always fought against Congress and the NCP, but Uddhav joined them.
वंदनीय हिंदुहृदयसम्राट शिवसेनाप्रमुख बाळासाहेब ठाकरे व धर्मवीर आनंद दिघे साहेब यांचे प्रथम करून महाराष्ट् महाराष्ट् tié र__ era स्मरण करून महाराष्र Ferci. सर्वांचे मनापासून धन्यवाद. काही क्षणचित्रे.#Maharashtra pic.twitter.com/IRGE1NIJFg
— Eknath Shinde – एकनाथ शिंदे (@mieknathshinde) June 30, 2022
Amidst the political tussle that was unfolding in Maharashtra so far, the BJP handed over command of Maharashtra to Eknath Shinde and now Devendra Fadnavis has taken over as Deputy CM under Shinde.
By writing a new script of “Hindutva” in Maharashtra, BJP gave a great message to Uddhav Thackeray. Shinde also talked about carrying on Bal Thackeray’s legacy by calling himself a real Shiv Sainik.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent well wishes to Eknath Shinde and Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis. In his tweet, Prime Minister Modi said: “I would like to congratulate Shri @mieknathshinde Ji on being sworn in as Maharashtra CM. A leader at grassroots level, he brings with him a wealth of political, legislative and administrative experience. I am convinced that he will work to take Maharashtra to greater heights.”
I would like to congratulate Shri @mieknathshinde Ji taking oath as Maharashtra CM. A leader at the local level, he brings with him a wealth of political, legislative and administrative experience. I am confident that he will work to take Maharashtra to greater heights.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 30, 2022
“I would like to congratulate Shri @mieknathshinde Ji on being sworn in as CM of Maharashtra. A leader at grassroots level, he brings with him a wealth of political, legislative and administrative experience. I am confident that he will work to bring Maharashtra towards greater heights,” he said. tweeted again.
Shinde was sworn in as Maharashtra’s 20th chief minister a day after Uddhav Thackeray resigned from his senior post following a Supreme Court order that required Thackeray-led Shiv Sena to pass a ground test to prove his majority in Maharashtra Assembly.