New Delhi: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, who stop the Congress on Monday, has introduced that he’ll be a part of the BJP later at this time.
“At present is a brand new starting of my political profession,” Chavan advised reporters in Mumbai. “I formally be a part of the BJP at this time at their workplace within the presence of Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis… I’m hopeful that we’ll work for the constructive growth of Maharashtra,” he stated.
Chavan stated he didn’t know if different Congress leaders had been switching to the BJP. Two senior occasion leaders, Milind Deora and Baba Siddique, just lately stop the Congress to affix events within the state’s ruling coalition, which incorporates the BJP.
Deora joined the Eknath Shinde-led Shiv Sena, whereas Siddique joined the Nationalist Congress Occasion led by Ajit Pawar, who can be the deputy chief minister of the state.
There isn’t a affirmation but whether or not 65-year-old Chavan will likely be fielded for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections.
After leaving Congress, Chavan had stated his choice was solely private, telling reporters that he wouldn’t “focus on something that occurs in Congress in a public discussion board.”
Chavan on Monday submitted his resignation because the occasion’s main member to Congress chief Nana Patole. He additionally submitted his resignation as MLA to Meeting Speaker Rahul Narwekar.
Chavan has refuted claims that the White Paper tabled in Parliament prompted him to resign from Congress.
The white paper talked about the Adarsh Constructing rip-off, which concerned a housing society in Mumbai, which pressured Chavan to resign as CM of Maharashtra in 2010.
Chavan, MLA from Bhokar seat, was additionally a member of the Congress Working Committee and is a former MP from Nanded Lok Sabha constituency.
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