NCP leader and Lok Sabha MP Supriya Sule took to Twitter and posted, "Today, as the sun rises, we will be creating history. The Maharashtra Vikas Agahadi Government will be coming to power. Uddhavaji Thackeray will take oath as the Chief Minister. We will work towards a better Maharashtra."
आजचा सूर्योदय एका नवा इतिहास रचतोय.महाराष्ट्र विकास आघाडीचे सरकार राज्यात येत आहे.उद्धवजी ठाकरे मुख्यमंत्रीपदाची शपथ घेणार आहेत.देशात महाराष्ट्र पुन्हा एकदा प्रगतीपथावर घेऊन जाण्यासाठी आपण सर्वजण काम करु.अभिनंदन -@OfficeofUT— Supriya Sule (@supriya_sule) November 28, 2019
In a big development ahead of the swearing-in of Uddhav Thackeray as Maharashtra's CM, senior NCP leader Praful Patel said that there will only be one Deputy Chief Minister of the state and that will be from the NCP. Addressing the media after a meeting of Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP leaders in Mumbai, Patel said that on Thursday only a few Ministers will take oath and cabinet will be expanded post-December 3. He said the name of the deputy CM and Ministerial allocations will be released later on Tuesday.
"Today Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP leaders held a meeting. Senior leaders from the three parties were present. It's not decided yet how many ministers will take the oath with Chief Minister tomorrow. The number of ministers who will take the oath will be decided tonight. One or two MLAs from each party will take oath as ministers tomorrow. Speaker has been decided by all three parties, Speaker will be from Congress and Deputy Speaker from NCP. There will be only one Deputy Chief Minister and that will be from NCP. Ministries will be expanded after December 3 when the trust vote will be held."
Shiv Sena Supremo Uddhav Thackeray was chosen as the leader of the Maha Vikas Aghadi unanimously on Tuesday and is set to take oath as Maharashtra CM on Thursday, at 6:40 PM in Shivaji Park. The Maha Vikas Aghadi which staked a claim on Tuesday has been given a deadline till December 3 to prove their numbers. All MLAs were sworn-in on Wednesday in a special session, including Devendra Fadnavis who stepped down as CM after Ajit Pawar rescinded his support to the BJP-led government.