Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray took oath as the new chief minister of Maharashtra on Thursday. The historic Shivaji Park in Dadar west was decked up for the mega event - the swearing-in of Uddhav Thackeray. According to a senior Sena leader, who met the Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari earlier along with leaders of the NCP and the Congress, said Thackeray will take oath as the chief minister at 6:40 pm. The Shiv Sena, the NCP and the Congress has named Uddhav Thackeray as the chief ministerial nominee of their 'Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi' that formed the next government in the state.
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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, along with his wife Rashmi & their son Aaditya Thackeray offer prayers at Siddhivinayak Temple. He will next hold his first Cabinet meeting today.
Nitin Raut takes oath as cabinet minister.
Congress's Balasaheb Thorat takes oath as cabinet minister.
Chhagan Bhujbal takes oath amid huge applause.
Nationalist Congress Party leader Jayant Patil takes oath as cabinet minister.
After Eknath Shinde, Subhash Desai takes oath as cabinet minister.
Shiv Sena's Eknath Shinde takes oath as cabinet minister.
Uddhav Thackeray takes oath as the 19th Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
Uddhav Thackeray to take oath shortly.
Former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis reaches Shivaji Park.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders Ajit Pawar, Chhagan Bhujbal & Praful Patel at the oath-taking ceremony of CM designate Uddhav Thackeray and other Maha Vikas Aghadi leaders.
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari reaches Shivaji Park.
Mukesh Ambani, along with wife Nita and son Anant arrive for the oath-taking ceremony of CM designate Uddhav Thackeray and other Maha Vikas Aghadi leaders. Former CM Devendra Fadnavis and Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari have also arrived.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath attends Uddhav's swearing-in ceremony
MNS chief Raj Thackeray reaches Shivaji Park for cousin Uddhav Thackeray's swearing-in ceremony as Maharashtra chief minister.
Rahul Gandhi in a letter to Uddhav Thackeray: I am glad that Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi has come together to defeat the BJP's attempt to undermine our democracy. I regret that I am unable to be present at the function https://t.co/aa2JQCNMex pic.twitter.com/aGxGvjQaEj— ANI (@ANI) November 28, 2019
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray resigns as editor-in-chief of Saamana.
Supriya Sule and Ajit Pawar leave Silver Oak for Uddhav Thackeray’s swearing-in ceremony at Shivaji Park, Mumbai.
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Free education for girls from Economically Weaker Section (EWS).
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NCP's Nawab Malik, Shiv Sena's Eknath Shinde and NCP's Jayant Patil address media.
Common Minimum Program of 'Maha Vikas Aghadi' (NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena alliance). pic.twitter.com/2qw2ECwRkU— ANI (@ANI) November 28, 2019
Sources: Congress leaders Balasaheb Thorat and Nitin Raut will take oath as Ministers today.
Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi will not attend Uddhav Thackeray's swearing-in ceremony: Sources
State Cabinet Ministers will be announced in the coming days. Total six leaders, two from each party, will take oath today: Praful Patel
I am not taking oath today. Today six leaders will be taking oath from each party (Shiv Sena, NCP, Congress). The decision on Deputy Chief Minister is yet to be taken by the party: Ajit Pawar
I am going to take oath as a minister: ayant Patil
Jayant Patil, NCP: I am going to take oath as a minister.— ANI (@ANI) November 28, 2019
When asked if he will be the Deputy Chief Minister, Jayant Patil says "That has not been decided yet, I don't know." #Maharashtra pic.twitter.com/h30T7lzSSu
We've invited all big leaders from the centre and state including the Prime Minister: Eknath Shinde
Ajit Pawar (in file pic) has not gone incommunicado, he has intentionally switched off his mobile phone to avoid frequent calls. He will attend the swearing-in ceremony: NCP spokesperson, on reports that Ajit Pawar has switched off his mobile phone
DMK president MK Stalin arrives in Mumbai.
#VIDEO | DMK president MK Stalin arrives in Mumbai to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Maharashtra CM-designate Uddhav Thackeray at Shivaji Park today— News Nation (@NewsNationTV) November 28, 2019
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Shiv Sena lauds NCP chief Sharad Pawar, dubs him 'margdarshak' of Maha Vikas Aghadi
I don't know how many ministers will take oath today but Chief Minister and a few ministers from the three parties (Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena) will take oath at the ceremony: Balasaheb Thorat, Maharashtra Congress president.
Balasaheb (Bal Thackeray) and Indira ji had good relations. He had supported Indira ji. Whenever it was needed they stood by each other: Balasaheb Thorat, Maharashtra Congress president.
'Bal Thackeray Samadhi' in Shivaji Park has been decorated.
Mumbai: 'Bal Thackeray Samadhi' in Shivaji Park has been decorated, ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of Shiv Sena chief and 'Maha Vikas Aghadi' leader Uddhav Thackeray, as the Chief Minister of #Maharashtra today. pic.twitter.com/vA7Hajh9a9— ANI (@ANI) November 28, 2019
"We had come to request Pawar saheb to make our MLA Bhalke Bharat, a minister in the cabinet. I think he will think positively about our proposal," NCP workers from Pandharpur told chief Sharad Pawar at his residence.
Mumbai: NCP workers from Pandharpur met party chief Sharad Pawar at his residence, Silver Oak today. They say, "We had come to request Pawar saheb to make our MLA Bhalke Bharat, a minister in the cabinet. I think he will think positively about our proposal. " #Maharashtra pic.twitter.com/i3vxNm8BuH— ANI (@ANI) November 28, 2019
Anti-mosquito fogging being done by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) at Shivaji Park.
Mumbai: Anti-mosquito fogging being done by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) at Shivaji Park. The swearing-in ceremony of #Maharashtra's new government, led by Uddhav Thackeray as the CM, will take place at the park later today. pic.twitter.com/eWCn3K7SE3— ANI (@ANI) November 28, 2019
Congress leaders Sonia, Rahul, Manmohan to skip Uddhav Thackeray oath-taking ceremony today: Reports
Commissioner of Police Sanjay Barve reviews security arrangements at Shivaji Park.
Mumbai: Commissioner of Police Sanjay Barve reviewing security arrangements at Shivaji Park, ahead of Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray's swearing-in as #Maharashtra Chief Minister. pic.twitter.com/QAPP40FRhV— ANI (@ANI) November 28, 2019
Mumbai Police issues traffic advisory ahead of Uddhav Thackeray's swearing-in ceremony at Shivaji Park.
"We have come to meet Pawar saheb (Sharad Pawar) with the request to make our MLA Sunil Shelke,a minister in the new government. We think he will agree," NCP workers outside Silver Oak.
Bust of Meena Thackeray (mother of Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray) outside Shivaji Park decorated with flowers, ahead of Uddhav Thackeray's swearing in ceremony as Maharashtra Chief Minister.
Mumbai: Bust of Meena Thackeray (mother of Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray) outside Shivaji Park decorated with flowers, ahead of Uddhav Thackeray's swearing in ceremony as #Maharashtra Chief Minister. pic.twitter.com/uqVb4LaVsR— ANI (@ANI) November 28, 2019
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Visuals from outside Silver Oak, residence of NCP Chief Sharad Pawar.
Mumbai: The new government of #Maharashtra, led by Shiv Sena chief and 'Maha Vikas Aghadi' leader Uddhav Thackeray as the Chief Minister, will be sworn in today; visuals from outside Silver Oak (residence of NCP Chief Sharad Pawar). pic.twitter.com/GwAZTdqYB0— ANI (@ANI) November 28, 2019
Visuals from outside Matoshree, Uddhav Thackeray's residence, ahead of his swearing-in.
Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief and 'Maha Vikas Aghadi' leader, Uddhav Thackeray will take oath as the Chief Minister of #Maharashtra today, visuals from outside Matoshree (Thackeray residence). pic.twitter.com/lHkbTvu398— ANI (@ANI) November 28, 2019
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Poster featuring picture of Bal Thackeray and Indira Gandhi seen near Shiv Sena Bhawan.
Preparations underway at Shivaji Park for the swearing-in ceremony of Uddhav Thackeray as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra today.
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