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Uddhav set to take charge of Maharashtra with a deputy from NCP

With the swearing-in of 59-year-old Thackeray, the state will have a chief minister from the Sena after 20 years

Uddhav Thackeray, Sharad Pawar
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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, who is set to become Maharashtra CM, being greeted by NCP chief Sharad Pawar in Mumbai on Tuesday after he was chosen as the nominee for Maharashtra chief minister's post by Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance,

Press Trust of India Mumbai
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray will take oath as chief minister of Maharashtra on Thursday evening at the Shivaji Park here.

With the swearing-in of 59-year-old Thackeray, the state will have a chief minister from the Sena after 20 years.

The oath taking ceremony will be held at the sprawling Shivaji Park, where his father and Sena founder Bal Thackeray addressed his famous Dussehra rallies.

The last Sena man to occupy the chief minister's chair was Narayan Rane in 1999, after Manohar Joshi, who in 1995 became the first CM from the party.

The swearing-in ceremony follows days of dramatic political developments, which included

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First Published: Nov 28 2019 | 9:46 AM IST

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