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Supporters vandalise party office after Cong MLA not included in Maharashtra cabinet

Discontent spread among Thopte supporters after their leaders were not picked for cabinet berths in the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance government.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi, Pune | Updated: December 31, 2019 8:00:44 pm
Maharahstra Congress, Pune congress office vandalised, Bhor mla supporters attack congress office, Sangram Thopte, Anantrao Thopte, indian express Supporters of Bhor Congress MLA Sangram Thopte Tuesday vandalised Congress Bhavan for not giving him ministerial post in the Maharashtra cabinet. (Express Photo: Arul Horizon)

A day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray expanded his cabinet, supporters of Bhor Congress MLA Sangram Thopte Tuesday vandalised their own party office in Pune as he was not included in the ministry.

A total of 36 ministers were inducted in Maharashtra’s month-old cabinet on Monday taking its total strength to 43.

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The police, while talking to news agency PTI, said Thopte’s supporters ransacked Congress Bhawan, the party’s office in Pune, and shouted slogans against the party leadership for not conferring any ministerial post to Thopte, son of ex-minister Anantrao Thopte.

Maharahstra Congress, Pune congress office vandalised, Bhor mla supporters attack congress office, Sangram Thopte, Anantrao Thopte, indian express Thopte’s supporter’s shouted slogans against the party leadership, said the police. (Express Photo: Arul Horizon)

Discontent spread among Thopte supporters after their leaders were not picked for cabinet berths in the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance government, PTI reported.

Maharahstra Congress, Pune congress office vandalised, Bhor mla supporters attack congress office, Sangram Thopte, Anantrao Thopte, indian express Thopte’s supporters ransacked Congress Bhawan, the party’s office in Pune, the police said. (Express Photo: Arul Horizon)

Apart from Thopte, former chief minister Sushilkumar Shinde’s daughter and three-time Solapur MLA Praniti, and former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan were among others who were not included in the ministry.

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