In Udhav Thackeray’s government, Minister Eknath Shinde adopted a rebellious stance. The Maha Vikas Agadi government has put the state in trouble. Two days before his rebellion, he had a heated argument with the state government minister, Prime Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s son Aditya Thackeray and MP Shiv Sena Sanjay Raut at a hotel in Powai. Let us tell you that here the MLAs of Shiv Sena are set for the Legislative Assembly elections.
A source said there was disagreement over the use of the Congress party’s excess votes. Shendi was protesting the vote for the congressional candidate. Congress candidate Bhai Jagtap got the votes he needed, but Chandrakant Handur, another candidate, lost the election.
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According to a report in the Indian Express, the source said, “Two days ago there were talks taking place in a hotel in Mumbai about the use of votes in the Legislative Assembly elections. Eknath Shinde had disagreements with Sanjay Raut and Aditya Thackeray. Shinde was against using the votes of Shiv Sena MLAs to elect candidates Congress as MLCs. The controversy between the two sides turned into a heated debate. It appears that this may have been a decisive factor in the rebellion.”
The source said Iknath Shendah is upset about what has been happening in Shiv Sena for the past few months. He was unhappy. Prime Minister Udav Thackeray also alerted about this.
Congress only had the required number of votes for one candidate. However, two candidates were submitted. Handor was the first candidate on the list released by Congress. People felt that he would win the elections. Second candidate Bhai Jagtab will face a tough battle as he will need votes from party allies to win.
But Jagtap emerged victorious and Handor lost. The BJP won five seats, while the Shiv Sena and the NCP won two seats each.