Maharashtra political turmoil live | TMC Assam unit protests outside Guwahati hotel as 3 more Sena MLAs join Shinde camp

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Ready to retire as CM, would like to see a Shiv Sainik as successor, says Uddhav Thackeray; rebel group, now in Assam, urges the Sena to be removed from the MVA. Steps. An uprising against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray by his deputy commander and senior minister Eknath Shinde has become a struggle to control the party. Mr. Thackeray said on Wednesday that he would leave the Chief Minister’s post and even the party’s top position if his party associates told him so. Thackeray insisted that he had always overcome challenges, saying he was ready to face more and wouldn’t mind if another Sena employee replaced him as the CM. Mr.

Imran emotional address to the public via Facebook, Mr. Thackeray, who has tested positive for COVID-19, said: “We have teamed up with Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), but it is not they who are telling me to stop. The sad thing is that my people [Shiv Sainiks] have lost faith in me. I considered them mine; I don’t know about them. I’m ready to resign. But come and meet me in person. Tell me to stop on my face, and I will resign.”

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On the other hand, Mr. Shinde, who is currently stationed in Guwahati in Assam, along with the group of MLAs who support him, has claimed the support of the majority of the Shiv Sena MLAs and demanded that the Sena make an ally with the BJP, for the sake of Hindutva, by cutting ties with Congress and the NCP. In response to Mr. Thackeray, Mr. Shinde tweeted that Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government only benefited her allies and harmed Sena workers. The Rebellion of Mr. Shinde is most significant in the group’s 56-year history as it threatened to bring down the party-led government in Maharashtra. At the same time, the other uprisings took place when it was out of power in the state.

Sanjay Raut Says He Will Stand With Uddhav Thackeray

“I won’t talk about a camp; I’ll talk about my party. Our party is strong even to this day… About 20 MLAs are in contact with us… He who leaves the party under ED pressure is not a real Balasaheb Bhakt. We are real Balasaheb Bhakts… even if we have ED pressure, we will stand with Uddhav Thackeray… When the floor test takes place, everyone will see who is positive and negative,” Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut told news agency ANI.

TMC Assam unit protests outside Guwahati hotel

#LOOK | Members and workers of TMC’s Assam unit protest outside the Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati, home to rebel Maharashtra’s MLAs, including Shiv Sena’s Eknath Shinde.

Party state president Ripun Bora is leading the protest here.

Maharashtra MLAs are in Guwahati for Ambubachi mela: Sonowal

The dissident MLAs from Maharashtra have timed their visit to Guwahati with Ambubachi – the five-day fair at Kamakhya Temple to mark the presiding goddess’s annual menstrual cycle – according to AYUSH minister Sarbananda Sonowal. Mr. Sonowal, a former Chief Minister, has visited the flood-affected areas of Assam.

MP Krupal Humane says he is with Shiv Sena and denies reports of joining the rebel camp.

In the wake of the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra government facing a crisis, party MP Krupal Humane on June 23, denied reports of joining the rebel faction led by Eknath Shinde, claiming he was with the Sena. Mr. Tumane, the Lok Sabha member from Ramtek in Nagpur, said, “Patience is the necessity of the hour”. On Wednesday, Shinde, who camps with Sena rebel MLAs in the Assam town of Guwahati, demanded the support of 46 lawmakers, including some Independents. – PTI

Three more Shiv Sena MLAs PTI Eknath Shinde camp in Guwahati

Three other Shiv Sena – MLAs, Mangesh Kudalkar, Sada Sarvankar, and Dipak Kesarkar – join rebel MLAs in Guwahati. They reached the Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati, where other MLAs were campaigning. Eknath Shinde will consult the MLAs with him and then decide when to return to Mumbai, his associate said. – Mumbai desk

Kamal Nath Says ‘Complete Unity’ Reigns in Maharashtra Congress

After Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde’s internal uprising jeopardized the existence of the tripartite Maha Vikas Aghadi government, senior congressman Kamal Nath emphasized on June 22 that there was “complete unity” within the Maharashtra Congress, adding that both his party and Sharad Pawar’s led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) stood firmly behind Uddhav Thackeray.

Akola MLA Nitin Deshmukh’ Escapes’ From Eknath Shinde Camp

A security personnel stands guard outside the Radisson Blu Hotel, home to Maharashtra’s MPs and MLAs, in Guwahati, on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. | Photo credit: PTIA Even as the uprising of Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde attracted more MLAs and tore the party far apart, MLA Nitin Deshmukh returned to Maharashtra, alleging a conspiracy on the part of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the authorities of Gujarat to kidnap and harm him. † The MLA, whose wife had previously filed a ‘missing’ complaint with Akola police, also claimed that several MLAs wanted to return to Maharashtra with Mr. Shinde, implying they had been forcibly taken to Surat.

Left, SP asks BJP to stop ‘kidnapping’ democracy.

Amid the crisis in Maharashtra’s government over the uprising of some Shiv Sena MLAs, political parties such as the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Samajwadi Party have blamed the BJP for “hijacking democracy”. CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury urged the people to reject the policies of the BJP. “Transporting MLAs from Maharashtra to expensive hotels in Gujarat and then Assam by blatantly taking advantage of central agencies is hijacking democracy. India is paying a high price for this BJP model of democracy,” said Mr. Yechurryry.

‘Missing’ Shiv Sena MLA returns from Surat, says he was forcibly hospitalized, given injections.

Shiv Sena MLA Nitin Deshmukh, who had accompanied party rebel Eknath Shinde to Surat, claimed on June 22 that some people had forcibly hospitalized him and received injections. However, he had never had a heart attack. Speaking to reporters at the Nagpur airport, the Akola MLA said he had somehow returned safely to Maharashtra from Surat and pledged allegiance to Sena President Uddhav Thackeray.

Assam CM emerges in Maharashtra political crisis.

Assam’s chief minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma, known to have had a hand in making and breaking governments in the northeast, has emerged as a key player in Maharashtra’s political crisis. Shortly after 40 Maharashtra MLAs led by Shiv Sena leader and minister Eknath Shinde were escorted to a luxury hotel in Guwahati on Wednesday morning, Congress and other opposition parties accused Mr. Sarma of “shameful indulgence” in the political crisis in another state, when millions were caught in a rain-induced situation in Assam.

With this rebellion, the reduced numbers are effective

Shiv Sena: 22 MLAs, NCP: 51 MLAs (excluding imprisoned MLAs who may be unable to vote), Congress: 44 MLAs. Total MVA strength is 117 MLAs BJP: 106 MLAs, NDA allies: 7 MLAs. Real NDA strength stands at 113 MLAs

In 56 years, Shiv Sena faces a fourth uprising, the first overseen by Uddhav

Despite being a party of loyal cadres with unwavering loyalty to the leadership of the day, the Shiv Sena has been vulnerable to uprisings in its ranks and has seen uprisings by prominent figures on four occasions, three of them overseen by its charismatic founder. Balasaheb Thackeray, with Eknath Shinde becoming the last leader to join the list.

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