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66 of 67 Sena Ex-Councillors In Thane Civic Physique Again Shinde Faction


The large rift within the has now trickled right down to the decrease rungs of the get together with 66 of its former councillors in Thane siding with the faction headed by the brand new Chief Minister . The councillors met the Chief Minister final night and joined his faction. Thane is thought to be the stronghold of Mr Shinde.

The time period of the Thane Municipal Company members ended some time in the past and its elections are due.

The transfer is anticipated to be a blow to , who needed to step down from the put up of the Chief Minister final month following the insurrection by Mr Shinde and is now combating to retain management of the get together based by his father Balasaheb .

The Shinde faction has claimed Balasaheb’s legacy as their very own and is angling for the management of the get together. In meeting and the docket, they’ve declared that they’re the actual Sena, since they’ve the assist of greater than two-thirds of the get together MLAs.

Within the check of energy within the meeting earlier this week, 40 of Sena’s 55 MLAs sided with the Shinde faction.

However gaining precise management of the get together additionally includes gaining grassroot stage assist — from the cadres, native leaders and corporators. If the get together formally splits, the ultimate name on who will get the identify and election image can solely be taken by the Election Fee.

The transfer of the Thane councillors can be seen as a pay-off for the technique of giving the highest job to Eknath Shinde as an alternative of its two-time Chief Minister . Social gathering insiders had indicated that it would draw assist of the rank and file to the Shinde camp.

The Thackeray faction is combating again, appointing a brand new Chief Whip for its 19 members within the Lok Sabha. The get together additionally has three MPs within the Rajya Sabha. It had additionally written to the Election Fee, in a bid to dam the handover of the identify and election image.



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