MUMBAI: In a major political defeat for the Bharatiya Janata Party, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis quit on Tuesday, barely 80 hours after Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar resigned, swearing him in the morning in early November.
“Ajit Pawar submitted his resignation to me for personal resignation this morning. Therefore, we no longer have the requisite number to continue.
Accordingly, I have decided to resign. I will meet the Governor today and submit my resignation, ” Former CM Devendra Fadnavis said at a crowded media conference this afternoon. Devendra Fadnavis took over his new assignment on Monday morning, but Ajit Pawar, who did not take charge, decided to step down and resigned his resignation to the CM on Tuesday morning. He said that the BJP will now sit in opposition and demonstrate in a constructive manner, raising the issues of farmers, poor and other sections of society.
Former CM Devendra Fadnavis also thanked the people of Maharashtra and BJP, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, his colleagues and MLAs for believing in him and giving him a chance to serve as a state for the last five years Gave. From Maharashtra.
Earlier, Former CM Devendra Fadnavis worked a new against the Shiv Sena for insulting the “mandate of the masses”, which got together with the BJP and other parties to take decisions.
This is the second time in 80 hours that there was an up roar in the state after Devendra Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar at Raj Bhavan on Saturday morning. Kosari, a nationwide nuisance.
The next day, Sunday, Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress moved the Supreme Court for an immediate hearing and the case was posted for Monday. Following the hearing on Monday, the apex court today ordered an assembly floor test with open voting and live telecast on 27 November.