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All is well in alliance, Sena resignations in Sarayu river now: Fadnavis

Senior Sena leader Ramdas Kadam had said last year that he and his colleagues in the BJP-led govt are carrying resignation letters in their pockets and waiting for the party chief's directions

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Devdendra Fadnavis, Fadnavis, Maharshtra CM
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devdendra Fadnavis (Photo: ANI)

Asserting that the and would stay united, Devendra Wednesday said the resignation letters of Sena ministers now lie into the

Fadnavis' reference to the sacred river came against the backdrop of the Uddhav Thackeray-led party's strong pitch for construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya and his recent visit to the temple town in

"With the Sena and being together, the Congress-NCP combine will have to sit in Opposition for another 10 to 15 years," the said in the Legislative Assembly.

He was responding to of Opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil's (Congress) dig at the Sena for its "silence" on the upcoming and Sammriddhi corridor projects.

"Their (Sena's) resignation letters lie into (sic) the now. You don't worry. Both of us (Sena and BJP) are together and there is no need for any resignations," the said.

Looking in direction of Vikhe Patil, said, "Since we both are together, you stand no chance (to return to power). You will have to sit there (on Opposition benches) for another 10 to 15 years".

had famously said last year that he and his colleagues in the BJP-led government are carrying resignation letters in their pockets and waiting for the party chief's directions.

The Uddhav Thackeray-led party has been opposing the project on the grounds that it is against the interest of the farmers and would destroy ecology in district in the coastal

The party had tried to stall acquisition of the farm land for the state government's flagship Samruddhi corridor project which envisages construction of a super-highway connecting Mumbai with Nagpur, a distance of over 700 kms.

First Published: Wed, November 28 2018. 15:41 IST
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