The issue of threats made by MP Shiv Sena Sanjay Raut to the rebels is gaining momentum. Now there is a growing demand for Maharashtra Chief Minister Udav Thackeray to condemn this statement. On Thursday, Raut said the MLA “will find it difficult to come and move in Maharashtra.” Eknath Shinde is currently reported to have the support of 46 MLAs. At the same time, the possibility of increasing this figure is also expressed.
On Thursday, Rajya Sabha MP Mahesh Jathmalani tweeted, “This is an appalling threat from someone who has become law in itself in Maharashtra. Every right-minded MLA in the country should be condemned especially those represented by Uddhav Thackeray and Sharad Pawar whom he considers his main mentor.”
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What did Root say?
During a conversation with NDTV that same Thursday, Raut was asked if Uddhav Thackeray would remain CM? To this he replied, ‘Come and let our MLAs see again on the ground floor. See, those MLAs who are gone, it would be hard for them to come and tour Maharashtra.
37 rebel MLAs from Shiv Sena declared Shinde their leader
According to the local, 37 rebels from the MLA’s Shiv Sena camp in Guwahati, Assam, on Thursday sent a letter to the vice-chairman of the Maharashtra Assembly Narhari Girwal, saying that Iknath Shinde would be their leader in the House of Representatives. However, earlier in the day Narhari Girwal said he had agreed to appoint Ajay Choudary as the leader of the Sena Legislative Party in the House of Representatives in place of rebel MLA Iknath Shinde. Shinde sent a letter signed by 37 Shiv Sena MLAs to the Vice Speaker of the House of Representatives Thursday night.