Ramdas Athawale meets Devendra Fadnavis, says BJP in wait and watch mode | Latest News India

Amid political turmoil in Maharashtra, Union Minister of State and Republican Party of India Ramdas Athavali on Saturday met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at his residence in Mumbai. Many BJP leaders from Maharashtra were present at the meeting.

“I have spoken to Devendra Fadnavis. We have nothing to do with the internal conflict in the Shiv Sena. He will settle the dispute between Uddhav Thackeray and Eknath Shinde.

“We are not thinking of forming a government. We will see what happens in the coming time. The MVA – 37 and 7-8 parties from the Shiv Sena have left the MVA. Sharad Pawar, Ajit Pawar, Uddhav Thackeray and Sanjay Rawat.

Shivasane Balasaheb

Shiv Sena rebel lawmakers on Saturday named their group ‘Shiv Sena Balasaheb’. Former Home Minister, State Minister and rebel MLA Deepak Kesarkar told ANI that Eknath Shinde-led MLAs have formed a new group called ‘Shiv Sena Balasaheb’.

The decision comes at a time when Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is holding an executive meeting of the Shiv Sena. The Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government is in fighting mode, with 38 of its rebel lawmakers stationed in Guwahati. As the cloud over the MVA government intensified, the Maharashtra Congress held a meeting on the situation on Saturday.

“At today’s meeting, we have discussed the current situation. Our people are working on the situation. The MVA government is working and working. Our government is not in the minority.

Congress leader and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, who was present at the meeting, said the Shinde-led group would not be empowered without the legal permission of the Assembly Speaker. “Until the lawmakers get permission from the president, such groups are not authorized,” he said.

Shiv Sainiks were reported to have destroyed the offices of rebel lawmakers. Shiv Sena workers protested against party rebel MLAs and burned down replicas outside the party office in Kharghar.

Shiv Sena workers on Saturday attacked the office of rebel MLA Tanaji Sawant in Pune. Sawant Eknath was one of the rebel Shiv Sena MLAs of the Shinde faction and is currently stationed in Guwahati, Assam.

“Our party workers have vandalized Tanaji Sawant’s office. All traitors and rebel lawmakers who have disturbed our chief Uddhav Thackeray have to deal with this. Their office will also be attacked. Head. Following this, Pune Police has issued an alert and instructed all police stations to provide security to Shiv Sena leaders in the city.

Mumbai Police have declared High Alert and notified all police stations to ensure security at all political offices in the city. It is directed that officer-level police personnel visit every political office to ensure their safety. On the issue of violence, Ashok Chavan said, “MVA does not support violence. There is anger among loyal Shiv Sena members.

Meanwhile, Shiv Sena rebel leader and state cabinet minister Eknath Shinde has written to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday accusing him of maliciously withdrawing the security of the family members of 38 MLAs who were staying with him at a hotel in Guwahati.

In a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and State Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil, Shinde said the security provided to the MLAs, his residence and his family members as per the protocol have been illegally and illegally withdrawn. Retaliation. However, Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil denied Shinde’s statement that security was withdrawn.

Neither the chief minister nor the home ministry has ordered the withdrawal of any legislator’s security, and the allegations made via Twitter are false and completely unfounded. The security department has not taken back the security of any legislator and the home department has decided to look into the current situation. The legislators’ residence should be secured to keep their families safe, ” Patil said.

Shinde has been campaigning in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati, Assam, where the BJP is ruling, with 38 party lawmakers and nine independent MLAs. Most notably, the Eknath Shinde faction on Friday issued a no-confidence motion against Deputy Speaker Narahari Jirwal. After the Uddhav Thackeray faction appealed to the deputy chairman to disqualify rebel MLAs.

This story was published by Wire Agency Feed without modification to the text. Only the title has been changed.

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