The presidential election is going to be held on the 18th. Uddhav Thackeray’s team currently has 15 MLAs.
Mumbai: Following the split in the Shiv Sena party, the dissidents formed an alliance with the BJP. Dissident leader Eknath Shinde took charge as the first minister. He has the support of 40 of Shiv Sena’s total 55 MLAs.
Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray’s team currently has only 15 MLAs. Many of the 18 Shiv Sena MPs are said to have urged Uddhav Thackeray to work together with the two factions of the Shiv Sena. And in the presidential election, BJP The Shiv Sena MP from Mumbai should support Uddhav Thackeray, the alliance candidate, Draupathi Murmu. Rahul Sewale created a sensation by writing a letter.
Meanwhile, Uddhav Thackeray convened a meeting of Shiv Sena MPs yesterday. 13 MPs participated in it. 5 MPs including Eknath Shinde’s son Srikanth and Bhavana Kawli who was removed from the post of party whip did not participate. Senior party leader Gajanan Krithikar said that many of the MPs who attended the meeting requested Uddhav Thackeray to support Dravupati Murmu in the presidential election.