No temporary friends in Maharashtra politics: Ajit Pawar quits as Dy CM

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No temporary friends in Maharashtra politics: Ajit Pawar quits as Dy CM
In a sensational twist, Ajit Pawar quit as the deputy chief minister of Maharashtra within four days of swearing in. He had broken away from NCP to support BJP-led government ditching his uncle Sharad Pawar ----and the alliance was forging with Shiv Sena and Congress.


Ever since, Ajit he was wooed by many NCP members including Jayant Patil, the new head of the party. While many did predict that Ajit would do a U-turn, he tweeted on Sunday saying that he will aid BJP in forming a ‘stable’ government.


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Sanjay Raut, the senior leader of Shiv Sena has already made a statement that Ajit Pawar is now with them. “Uddhav Thackeray will be the chief minister,” he told reporters.


The current chief minister Devendra Fadnavis is said to address the media in a short while. Today morning, the Supreme Court called for a floor test in Maharashtra to test the strength of the current BJP government as Fadnavis was sworn in on early Saturday morning.


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There have been many twists and turns in the Maharashtra politics. Former ally partners BJP and Sena refused to agree on the chief minister’s post and broke away, after weeks of negotiations. This led to President’s rule in the state. Later, Sena joined hands with COngress-NCP combine and just within hours of them announcing Uddhav Thackeray as the CM last Friday, Ajit Pawar turned tables and was sworn in on Saturday morning along with Fadnavis.


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