Maharashtra Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray made a big disclosure on Sunday, claiming that his father and state Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had offered rebel MLA Eknath Shinde to become the Chief Minister on May 20 itself, but he deferred. But exactly a month later, Shinde and his group started an open rebellion.
Aaditya Thackeray said, “I had heard that something was going on and exactly a month later, on June 20, Shinde and his group started a rebellion.” The MLAs camping in a five star hotel in Guwahati are traitors and will not be taken back to Shiv Sena.
There are reports that the rebel group of Shiv Sena, which is stuck in Guwahati, wants to see Shinde as the Chief Minister and Union Minister of Bharatiya Janata Party Rao Saheb Danve Patil has also claimed that in the next two or three days a new government will be formed in the state.
While warning the rebel MLAs, Aaditya Thackeray said that the route from Mumbai airport to the assembly passes through Worli. Worli is considered to be a stronghold of Shiv Sena and it was from here that Aaditya Thackeray won the election for the first time.
Shiv Sena MP and party’s chief spokesperson Sanjay Raut said that if the rebel MLAs have the guts, then leave their seats and face re-election. Raut said in a threatening tone that if the rebel MLAs are true then show courage and leave your seat and face Shiv Sena and contest against us. We will defeat them. He alleged that Rs 50 crore has been given to the MLAs. But this does not mean that the party is over. The party will fight and come out of this crisis.
Shiv Sena has been running a public campaign for the last three days. Addressing the people in this episode, Aditya Thackeray and Sanjay Raut targeted many other MLAs and ministers saying that these people were claiming to be close to the Thackeray family and loyal to the party but suddenly they stabbed them in the back. The Shiv Sena which did so much for them, they left the same party.
Sanjay Raut said that the BJP, which Shinde is calling today, did not allow him to become the Chief Minister in 2019. “Shinde would have become the chief minister at the same time had the BJP not backtracked from the formula of giving the chief minister’s chair to the Shiv Sena for two-and-a-half years,” Raut said. Had the BJP accepted it, Shinde would have been the chief minister today. ,
A Shiv Sena spokesperson said an alliance between the Nationalist Congress Party, Congress and Shiv Sena was formed after the BJP withdrew and Uddhav Thackeray became the chief minister under pressure from NCP president Sharad Pawar and Congress president Sonia Gandhi.