The Election Commission of India will hear the plea of both the factions of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Friday over claims on the party name and symbol. Ajit Pawar earlier in July approached the Election Commission staking claim to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the party symbol amid a feud between the faction led by Ajit Pawar and that by party supremo Sharad Pawar.
The National Congress Party (NCP) gave a statement on Ajit Pawar and his place in the Party. In a recent press meet in Baramati, Pawar refused to have any split or issues with Ajit Pawar, who recently joined Shiv Sena-BJP alliance and became Maharashtra's Deputy CM. Sharad Pawar said, "Yes, some leaders took a different stance but this can't be called a split. They can do so in a democracy,"
The Maharashtra Politics dynamics changed after the awaited Cabinet expansion, with the inclusion of former NCP leader Ajit Pawar. On July 14, Pawar and eight rebel National Congress Party (NCP) leaders get crucial portfolios in the Eknath Shinde-led BJP Government. Notably, as expected Ajit Pawar has been given a Finance portfolio, amongst other ministries who got Cooperative, Minority Affairs, Transport, Food and Civil supplies, Women and… read-more
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The Maharashtra Cabinet expansion is to happen on July 13, and Ajit Pawar is expected to get Finance Ministry. Ajit Pawar recently rebelled against his uncle and mentor, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar and joined hands with Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde led Shiv Sena and BJP 'Mahayuti' government in Maharashtra. The announcement is likely to be made later on July 13. The new Cabinet ministry will be setback to oppositions.
Chief of the Nationalist Congress Party (undivided), Sharad Pawar said that age does not matter in politics, whether it is 82, or 92 and that he is the president of the party. The statement came after the exclusive NCP meeting held at Delhi, on July 6. Sharad Pawar also said that all members during the meeting today "showed intentions of strengthening the party.
Amid the ongoing turmoil in Maharashtra politics, the former National Congress Party (NCP) President Ajit Pawar is set to inaugurate new NCP office, near Mantralay, in Mumbai. The move came days after Ajit Pawar joined the Eknath Shinde-BJP in Maharashtra and took the oath as the State Deputy CM. Furthermore, Ajit Pawar, who switched parties claimed that he has support of half of the NCP leaders.
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Sunil Tatkare, the leader of National Congress Party (NCP) is now appointed as the National President of the Party in Maharashtra. After the sudden exit of Ajit Pawar, the Sharad Pawar-led NCP names Sunil. Notably, in a setback to the NCP, Ajit Pawar announced his resignation and joined the opposition, Eknath Shinde led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Maharashtra.
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MP Sanjay Raut has received death threats, stated MLA and his brother Sunil Raut. He said that he and Sanjay Raut have been receiveing threat calls since June 8. This comes after reports of Sharad Pawar receiving death threats came to the fore, confirmed the National Congress Party. Furthernore, reports cited the caller threatening that Sanjay Raut should stop his "morning bhonga (morning press interaction.)
The National Congress Party (NCP) is set to hold a key meeting to discuss the future course of action and decide on the successor of the NCP. Notably, after Sharad Pawar announced his resignation, the NCP is in a tussle between Pawar's nephew Ajit Pawar and his daughter Priyanka Sule. The meeting came at a time when Maharashtra politics is facing crisis amid ongoing Shiv Sena V/S Shiv Sena matter.
Sharad Pawar, who recently announced to quit as the President of the National Congress Party (NCP) said, he will take a final decision soon. Notably, the sudden decision of Pawar, the senior most leader and President of the NCP to quit as the Chief created a ruckus in the politics of Maharashtra. After several rounds of talks with NCP leader, Pawar has finally said he needs two days.
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