A Crisis, Then Covid. Uddhav Thackeray’s Troubles Pile Up

 

Uddhav Thackeray held a gathering of his cupboard through video conferencing. (File)

Mumbai:

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has examined constructive for the coronavirus, senior Congress chief Kamal Nath mentioned on Wednesday, including that he was unable to satisfy him amid the escalating disaster within the state.

“We had a gathering with Uddhav Thackeray however he has examined constructive for Covid. That is why I can’t meet him,” Mr Nath instructed the media as he led efforts to maintain the get together’s flock collectively.

The Shiv Sena chief held a gathering of his cupboard through video conferencing.

Maharashtra plunged deeper into political turmoil on Wednesday as insurgent Shiv Sena minister Eknath Shinde flew to Guwahati in BJP-ruled Assam this morning and claimed he had the assist of 40 of the get together’s 55 MLAs and 6 independents.

“There isn’t any query of adjusting events. We’ll comply with Balasaheb Thackeray’s Hindutva,” Mr Shinde instructed NDTV after arriving in Guwahati.

The precise variety of insurgent Shiv Sena MLAs travelling within the chartered flight from Surat in Gujarat, the place they have been tenting earlier, couldn’t be confirmed however the flight had 89 passengers, together with onboard crew, information company PTI mentioned quoting sources.

The MLAs arrived right here from Surat and have been taken to the resort in three buses of the Assam State Transport Company.

The Shiv Sena, which heads the MVA, has 55 MLAs, adopted by allies NCP (53) and the Congress (44) within the 288-assembly the place the present easy majority mark is 144.

The MLAs have been taken to Surat from Mumbai on Tuesday and the choice to shift them to Guwahati was taken on safety grounds, in line with a BJP supply, PTI reported.

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