Sanjay Raut: 'Uddhav Thackeray Was Clear That There Will Be 50-50 Sharing Of Power'

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Shiv Sena senior leader Sanjay Raut spoke to the media and slammed the BJP for the current situation of Maharashtra and said the BJP refuted its promises.

Written By Nisha Qureshi | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Shiv Sena senior leader Sanjay Raut spoke to the media after returning from the hospital. The Shiv Sena leader slammed the BJP for the current situation of Maharashtra and said the BJP refuted its promises. The leader alleged there is no 'morality' left in BJP's commitments anymore. 

'There is no morality left in their commitments'

 During alliance, Uddhav had made it clear that there will be 50-50 sharing of power. Why didnt they (BJP) say anything then. Now after the elections, there is no morality left in their commitments. I never heard in any of Amit Shah’s rally where he said  Devendra Fadnavis will be the CM. However, I heard PM Modi’s comment that Devendra will be the CM. 

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'It is necessary to introspect what was discussed'

Sanjay Raut also slammed Union Home Minister Amit Shah and said, is necessary to introspect what was discussed in the closed-door between Uddhav Thackeray and Amit Shah

This is about the future of Maharashtra. The Shiv Sena has never traded in politics. This is Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s Maharashtra. We work on the principles of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. If the talks decided were taken to PM Modi, maybe this situation wouldn’t have arisen.  The talks took place in the late Balasaheb Thackeray’s room, that room is like a temple. If someone refutes the talks made in that room, then that’s an insult to that temple of Balasaheb Thackeray and Maharashtra. It is necessary to introspect what was discussed in the closed-door. We respect Modi more than the BJP people do.

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President rule in Maharashtra

President Ram Nath Kovind, on November 12, accepted the Maharashtra Governor's recommendation and implemented President's rule in the state after the BJP refused to stake a government in the state. The Governor also invited the Shiv Sena to stake claim however, they could not prove the majority in time. Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) confirmed that now Maharashtra assembly is under suspended animation after the President officially signed the order. If no party stakes claim within six months, fresh elections will be held in the state.

READ | Prez's rule necessary lest anyone say BJP running caretaker govt: Shah

Sena approaches court

Meanwhile, Sena has already approached the Supreme Court challenging the same While NCP and Shiv Sena have held a meeting with all their MLAs separately, Ajit Pawar has blamed Congress from Monday's delay in support to Sena. Amid the political turmoil, The Senior Congress leaders were flown from Jaipur to Delhi to take a final call on Congress-NCP extending support to Shiv Sena. The saffron alliance swept Maharashtra on October 24, winning a combined tally of 161 (BJP- 105, Sena -56), but is yet to put its majority to use. Meanwhile, the 'Maha- Agadhi' alliance (NCP-54, Congress-44) bagged 98 seats in total.  

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