30 Shiv Sena ex-corporators be part of the Shinde group

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena suffered one other setback as at the very least 30 ex-municipal corporators joined Chief Minister Eknath Shinde’s group, right here on Friday.

The transfer has come as a jolt to the previous CM Uddhav Thackeray, forward of the upcoming civic elections in Navi Mumbai Municipal Company and different main cities within the Mumbai Metropolitan Area and the state.

The event got here a day after 67 ex-corporators of Thane Municipal Company met Shinde – who was additionally the Guardian Minister of Thane within the erstwhile MVA regime – and pledged to work collectively beneath his management for the progress of town adjoining Mumbai.

After this, many Shiv Sena leaders, corporators, Shakha Pramukhs and one other degree of activists are considering comparable motion which may pose extreme hurdles for the occasion within the civic elections in Kalyan-Dombivali, Ulhasnagar, Mira-Bhayander, Vasai-Virar and different townships on the fringes of Mumbai.

The newest growth got here every week after Shinde was sworn in as CM and Bharatiya Janata Get together’s Devendra Fadnavis took oath as Deputy CM after the MVA authorities collapsed on June 29.

There are ominous indicators that many different Sena elected law-makers, occasion leaders and office-bearers at varied ranges could shift allegiance to the Shinde group within the coming weeks.

The Shinde camp claims that a number of Sena MPs are in contact and will be part of them quickly even because the Shiv Sena Chief Whip in Lok Sabha Bhavana Gawali – MP from Yavatmal-Washim constituency, was eliminated on Wednesday and changed by Thane MP Rajan Vichare.

The Sena is pinning hopes on the Supreme Courtroom verdict of July 11, after which the occasion would chart its future plan of action whilst Thackeray has launched a large interplay and communication with the grassroots staff.

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