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Will not take oath as Maharashtra minister today, says Ajit Pawar

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray will be sworn in as the chief minister at a ceremony to be held at the Shivaji Park in the evening

ajit pawar | Maharashtra Assembly Elections | Maharashtra government

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Ajit Pawar
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NCP leader has said he would not take oath as a Maharashtra minister on Thursday.

"I will not take oath today. Only Chhagan Bhujbal and Jayant Patil will take oath as ministers from the NCP," told reporters after a meeting of NCP leaders at party chief Sharad Pawar's residence here.

Two MLAs each from the allies and will also take oath as ministers, he said.

president Uddhav Thackeray will be sworn in as the chief minister at a ceremony to be held at the Shivaji Park here in the evening.

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First Published: Thu, November 28 2019. 14:35 IST