In a major security lapse, a man claiming to be a BJP activist managed to gain entry into the swearing-in ceremony of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis here without possessing a valid pass and even reached the dais where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sitting.
Asserting that it has not demanded any specific portfolios from BJP, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday said it will wait till the swearing-in of new Chief Minister before taking a final call on supporting its former ally.
BJP leaders on Tuesday took to micro-blogging site Twitter to congratulate Devendra Fadnavis who was elected the leader of the BJP's Legislature Party in Maharashtra, paving the way for his appointment as the first party Chief Minister of the state.
BJP's 42-year-old Maharashtra unit chief Devendra Gangadhar Fadnavis was on Tuesday unanimously chosen as the BJP legislative party leader paving way for him to take over as the new chief minister of Maharashtra.
Devendra Fadnavis' family was elated on Tuesday on his being named as the leader of the BJP Legislature Party in Maharashtra, paving the way for his appointment as the first party Chief Minister of the state.
BJP's Maharashtra legislative party is scheduled to meet on Monday to formally elect the next Chief Minister of the state. The meet will also decide the date and time of the swearing-in ceremony of the next CM.
Hitting back at his critics for labelling him "inefficient", Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday claimed a propaganda against him was being spread by those whose interests had been hurt in various projects.