NCP MP Supriya Sule slammed the Maharashtra cabinet expansion which took place on Tuesday as no women MLAs were sworn in as ministers.
“The only crime Sanjay Raut has committed is that he has not been cowered down by the politics of intimidation of the BJP party. He is a man of conviction and courage. We are with Sanjay Raut,” Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said in a tweet.
The move comes with an aim to reorganize NCP after the recent collapse of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra
“I have given ample proof to Uddhavji about how NCP chief Sharad Pawar is breaking the Shiv Sena,” Ram Kadam said.
The NCP meeting comes a day ahead of the Eknath Shinde-led Maharashtra government’s floor test in the state Assembly.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday congratulated new Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and said that Satara – the district which has so far given 4 chief ministers to Maharashtra – has a lot of expectations from him.
MoS Railways and BJP leader Raosaheb Patil Danve has refuted Raut’s claim and said that this is an internal matter of the Shiv Sena and BJP is not trying to destabilise the government.
Both AAP and Congress have offered to support NCP founder Sharad Pawar for the upcoming presidential polls.
In a tweet on Monday, the NCP leader wrote, “Pimpri Chinchwad`s BJP office bearers have put a bigger picture of Modi than Vitthal on the welcome flex of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Dehu. I have been given notice under section 149.”
Commenting on the Rajya Sabha poll results in Maharashtra, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said, “The miracle happened because BJP`s Devendra Fadnavis managed to get the Independents on their side…which made all the difference. But this will not affect the stability of government (Maha Vikas Aghadi).”