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Uddhav Thackeray | Shiv Sena | Maharashtra

BS Web Team  | New Delhi 


Uddhav Thackeray
Uddhav Thackeray (Photo: ANI)
Live news updates: The rebel faction of MLAs led by Eknath Shinde met on Saturday to discuss next course of action in Maharashtra’s rapidly shifting political crisis. They named their group ' Balasaheb', after the party’s late founding leader.

Deepak Kesarkar, a legislator and the group's spokesperson, MLA, said they are "not leaving the as we have two-third of the majority". 

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, who heads the party, chaired a national executive meeting in Shiv Sena Bhavan in Mumbai. On Friday, Thackeray convened a meeting of the district chiefs in which he said that the rebel MLAs wanted to "break the party".


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First Published: Sat, June 25 2022. 07:48 IST