While BJP did not field a candidate in Sena’s support, NCP and MNS too decided against contesting the bypoll.
Chavan was talking to mediapersons after his first visit to the city upon assuming charge as state party unit chief.
The court added a lot of time had already been spent during the pendency of the application.
Even before taking over, the new Maharashtra PCC chief mounts offensive against Fadnavis govt, also takes on Shiv Sena.
History luckily does not repeat itself. Not exactly anyway.
While the elected MLAs favour former chief minister Ashok Chavan, AICC is worried if Adarsh case is pursued it would affect organisation.
Chavan was among the 13 people charge sheeted by CBI in the Adarsh scam in July 2012.
Yadav said several leaders had brought issues to the notice of the high command, but it did not intervene.
Congress party leaders in the state went into a huddle Monday evening to discuss the party’s further strategy.
Desai also said that when Chavan’s relatives had applied for membership in the society, he was not holding the CM’s post.
Congress workers were fed up of the pressure tactics of the NCP, said Chavan.
But the NCP, which initially demanded 144 of the 288 seats and later brought it down to 136, has not yet agreed.
Chavan had failed to account for expenses of over Rs 16,000 spent on some of election advertisements, thereby violating the provisions of the law.
The party also appointed former MP Naveen Jindal as chairman of the publicity committee.
Khatgaonkar is upset as Chavan has decided to field his wife Ameeta from Bhokar Assembly constituency seat.