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Ajit Pawar blackmailed into joining hands with BJP, may return to NCP: Raut

BJP's Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday took oath as Maharashtra chief minister, while Ajit Pawar as his deputy.

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena

leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday claimed that NCP's was "blackmailed" into joining hands with the to form government in Maharashtra.

He said might return to the fold.

BJP's Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday took oath as Maharashtra chief minister, while as his deputy.

"leader Dhananjay Munde has been contacted. Ajit Pawar may also return (to fold). We have information how Ajit Pawar has been blackmailed and will expose this soon," Raut told reporters.

Munde, who is said to have been in touch with Fadnavis since the last few days, had gone incommunicado. He is said be supporting Ajit Pawar.

Munde was elected from Parli where he defeated his cousin and leader Pankaja Munde.

"The new government was formed at 7 in the morning. In the cover of darkness only sins are committed," Raut said.

First Published: Sat, November 23 2019. 14:37 IST
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