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Updated February 13th, 2024 at 13:34 IST

'PM Modi a Motivation': Ashok Chavan After Joining BJP, Seals RS Seat Deal

Chavan left Congress days ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, as he was unhappy with the party.

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Ashok Chavan
Ashok Chavan | Image:PTI
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Mumbai: A day after quitting Congress, former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today at around 1 pm at the Mumbai BJP office, ANI reported. 

Talking to ANI, he said, "Today it's a new beginning of my political career. I am formally joining the BJP in their office today...I am hopeful that we will work for the constructive development of Maharashtra. Today around 12-12:30, I am going to start a new journey of my political career, I am going to join BJP..."

Chavan will also be offered a Rajya Sabha seat following his joining. 

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Chavan left Congress days ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, as he was unhappy with the party.

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Taking to X, Chavan announced his resignation from the party. “Today I have resigned from the post of Member of Congress Working Committee of the Indian National Congress Party, membership of Maharashtra Congress Legislature Party and primary membership of the Indian National Congress."

In his resignation letter to the state Congress Chief Nana Patole, Chavan stated he was resigning as a primary member and also stepped down as an MLA by submitting his resignation to assembly Speaker Rahul Narwekar.

 

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Published February 13th, 2024 at 09:00 IST

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