Donning the hat of a ‘karyakarta’ after a long time, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis appeared to be ready to take on the challenge of building back the BJP’s image, which has been dented following charges of corruption against Eknath Khadse and Girish Mahajan. Fadnavis took almost everybody by surprise when he put up a spirited […]
In the 2014 Maharashtra polls, the Sena won 63 seats out of the total 288. The BJP, with 123 seats, emerged as the single largest party, but Sena’s support is crucial for its stability as the half-way mark is 144 seats.
Shiv Sena president Uddhav's dilemma is it wants to enjoy the fruits of power at both the Centres and the state, and also play opposition role hoping to consolidate the electoral base in 2017 BMC polls and 2019 assembly polls.
Moving away from politics for a moment, he breaks into a devotional hymn, saying, “Takuni dile bhaara, devacha darri, jhalo nishchinta aata, Vittala” which means “I’ve handed over all my responsibilities to Lord Vitthal and I have nothing to worry”.