Opposition MLAs hooted within the Maharashtra Meeting when a Thackeray camp MLA supported Eknath Shinde within the belief vote immediately. Santosh Bangar, who had earlier posted a video on his Twitter account, immediately crossed over to Mr Shinde’s facet.
#WATCH | Santosh Bangar supported the Belief vote and was hooted at by the MLAs on the Opposition benches.
Bangar was within the Uddhav Thackeray camp of Shiv Sena till yesterday and was seen within the Eknath Shinde camp immediately.
— . (@.) July 4, 2022
One other Thackeray camp MLA, Shyamsundar Shinde, additionally crossed over on the final minute.
The opposition MLAs additionally shouted “ED, ED” when Pratap Sarnaik and Yamini Yashwant Jadhav supported Eknath Shinde through the belief vote. Mr Sarnaik faces a money-laundering investigation by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and had final yr written to occasion chief Uddhav Thackeray to crew up with the BJP to avoid wasting its leaders from motion by central companies. He responded by saying he’ll reply to it “in a while”.
Even yesterday, the opposition MLAs had shouted “ED, ED” when Shiv Sena MLA Yamini Yashwant Jadhav, of the Eknath Shinde camp, voted within the Speaker’s election. The opposition taunts have been made within the wake of Ms Jadhav’s husband Yashwant Jadhav, a Shiv Sena chief and former chairman of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company’s standing committee, coming below the radar of the Enforcement Directorate in reference to alleged violations of the Overseas Change Administration Act just lately.
The brand new Eknath Shinde-led authorities received the ground check by a 164-99 margin, proving his authorities’s majority and cementing his place as Chief Minister of the state and the chief of the Shiv Sena.
Aaditya Thackeray, son of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, voted in opposition to the whip issued by the Shiv Sena chief whip Bharat Gogawale, appointed final evening, and should face disqualification proceedings.
This caps two weeks of political surprises that cut up the Shiv Sena and introduced down the Uddhav Thackeray authorities.