When asked when the political crisis in Maharashtra would end, Shinde, a minister in the Uddhav Thackeray-led government in the state, said things would become clear after sometime.
When asked about Shiv Sena reaching the assembly, Shinde said, “40 out of 55 Shiv Sena MLAs have come to Guwahati with me. Majority and numbers matter in a democracy. So no one has the right to take action against us.” ” The Deputy Speaker demanded action against the rebel MLAs.
In a video released by Shinde’s aides on Thursday evening, he is addressing the rebel MLAs and claiming the support of a “national party”. He was seen saying: “Whatever happens, we will win. As you said, it is a national party, a superpower. Pakistan… you know what happened.”
“They have told me, that the decision we took is historic. You have all our strength. If you need anything, we will not let you down. Whenever we need any help, it will be experienced ” Minutes later, the NCP chief Sharad Pawar He held a press conference in which he read out the names of national parties in the country and asked what other organization could be behind it other than BJP.
Pawar had said, “Maharashtra assembly is where the majority of the (state) government will be decided after the floor test and not Guwahati (where the rebel group is camping).