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Maharashtra Political Crisis: Shinde Extends Hotel Booking In Guwahati Till June 30

Earlier on Friday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that he had "suspected" the rebellion and revealed that Eknath Shinde who turned rebel, had raised the issue in front of him of the MLAs willing to go with the BJP.

Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde. (ANI Photo)

New Delhi: The national executive of the Shiv Sena, which met on Saturday, passed a resolution authorising Maharashtra Chief Minister and party chief Uddhav Thackeray to take action against “those who have betrayed the party”. The executive, however, refrained from taking immediate action against rebel leader Eknath Shinde. The executive further passed a resolution that no other political outfit or faction can use the name Shiv Sena and the name of its founder, late Bal Thackeray. This came after the Shinde faction, camping in Guwahati, said it has named itself as ‘Shiv Sena (Balasaheb)’.

Shiv Sena Crisis: Top Updates

Eknath Shinde faction has asked the hotel management to extend its booking in Guwahati for two more days. Earlier this booking was till June 28, news agency ANI cited its sources.

“You already know what was discussed in the meeting, the important thing is that we will not forget the betrayal done by rebel Shiv Sena MLAs. We (Shiv Sena) will win for sure,” says Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray.

– Shiv Sena will follow Hindutva ideology of Balasaheb: Sanjay Raut

We’ve passed 6 resolutions and have decided Shiv Sena will follow Hindutva ideology of Balasaheb Thackeray and will not compromise with ideology of a united Maharashtra. Shiv Sena belongs to Balasaheb Thackeray and will remain that way.

Strict action to be taken against those who have betrayed the party. CM Thackeray has the authority to take action against those who left.

We’ll take legal action against those who have used Balasaheb Thackeray’s name for their self-centred politics. Those who have left can’t use our patriarch’s name. No One Can Use Balasaheb’s Name go use your father’s name.

NCP President Sharad Pawar arrives to meet Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, at Matoshree in Bandra, in Mumbai, Friday, June 24, 2022. (PTI Photo)

– Rebel MLAs of Eknath Shinde’s camp to move High Court against notice of Deputy Speaker of Maharashtra to 16 MLAs

– Deputy Speaker of Maharashtra Assembly issues disqualification notice to 16 rebel Shiv Sena MLAs of Eknath Shinde camp currently staying in Guwahati, Assam

– We Are The Real Sena Of Balasaheb Thackeray: Sanjay Raut

– No One Should Use Balasaheb Thackeray’s Name: Says Uddhav

Some people are asking me to say something but I’ve already said that they(rebel MLAs) can do whatever they want to do, I won’t interfere in their matters. They can take their own decision, but no one should use Balasaheb Thackeray’s name: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

– A meeting of Eknath Shinde group is underway at Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati, Assam. The next course of action is being discussed in the meeting.

– Shiv Sena workers protested against rebel MLAs of the party and burnt effigies outside the party office in Kharghar.

Security heightened outside the residence of rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde

Security heightened outside the residence of rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde, in Thane. He is currently staying at Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati, Assam, along with other rebel MLAs of the state.

– Acting speaker Narhari Zirwal sends notice to 16 rebel MLAs on disqualification plea, seeks response to the notice by 5 PM on Monday

– Section 144 imposed in Mumbai amid reports of vandalising rebel MLAs’ offices in the state

– Maharashtra CM and Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray arrives at Sena Bhavan in Mumbai.

– MVA govt is working & will continue to work. Our govt is not in minority: Maharashtra Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat

Today in the meeting, we had a discussion about the current situation. Our people are working on the situation. MVA govt is working & will continue to work. Our govt is not in minority.Our party’s legal team from Delhi also helping us: Maharashtra Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat.

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale met Devendra Fadnavis at his residence in Mumbai today

Union Minister & Republican Party of India president Ramdas Athawale and other BJP leaders met Devendra Fadnavis at his residence in Mumbai today.

Assam units of NCP and Shiv Sena protested outside Radisson Blu hotel in Guwahati

Assam units of NCP and Shiv Sena protested outside Radisson Blu hotel in Guwahati, Assam. They were later removed from the spot. Rebel Maharashtra MLAs are currently staying at this hotel.

Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray arrives at Shiv Sena Bhawan for party’s national executive committee meeting

– Rebel MLAs to set up a new outfit, to be named Shiv Sena (Balaseheb Thackeray)

Rebel MLAs to set up a new outfit, to be named Shiv Sena (Balaseheb Thackeray), say sources | Rebel camp likely to move the court to prevent expulsion.

Pune Police issues an alert amid the political crisis and vandalisation at Tanaji Sawant’s office

– Our party worker vandalised Tanaji Sawant’s office. All traitors and rebel MLAs who have troubled our chief Uddhav Thackeray will face this type of action: Sanjay More, Pune city head, Shiv Sena

– Office of Eknath Shinde’s son Shrikant Shinde vandalised by Shiv Sena workers in Pune

Office of Eknath Shinde’s son Shrikant Shinde vandalised by Shiv Sena workers in Pune.

Shiv Sena workers Vandalise office of Rebel Shiv Sena MLA Tanaji Sawant

Shiv Sena workers vandalise office of the party’s MLA Tanaji Sawant in Balaji area of Katraj, Pune. Sawant is one of the rebel MLAs from the state and is currently camping in Guwahati, Assam.

‘Security not removed’: Maharashtra HM reacts to Eknath Shinde’s allegation of security withdrawal of rebel MLAs family members

Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil has reacted to allegations levelled by Eknath Shinde that CM Uddhav Thackeray and Home Minster withdrew the security provided to families of rebel MLAs.

“Neither the Chief Minister nor the Home Department has ordered to withdraw the security of any MLA in the state. The allegations made in this regard are completely wrong and misleading,” the Home Minister wrote on Twitter.

– Eknath Shinde writes to CM Uddhav Thackeray regarding Malicious withdrawal of security of family members of the 38 MLAs

Rebel Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde writes to CM Uddhav Thackeray, Maharashtra Home Minister, DGP Maharashtra regarding “Malicious withdrawal of security of family members of the 38 MLAs” “The government is responsible for protecting them and their families,” he tweets.

– Eknath Shinde to hold a meeting at Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati

Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde calls a meeting at Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati on Saturday afternoon to discuss further strategy. Shinde Camp May Write Fresh Letter With Claim Of Split In Sena To Governor Of Maharashtra.

– Shiv Sena Considering Proposal To Expel Eknath Shinde

Shiv Sena can bring the proposal to expel rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde to the national executive meeting. 2 key decisions likely to be taken during the meeting.

– Prohibitory orders issued in Thane fearing violence

Prohibitory orders have been issued in Thane fearing violence . The order is valid till June 30. According to the orders issued no slogans and songs are allowed to be played on loudspeakers.

– Mumbai Police on alert as Shiv Sena workers are expected to hold protests against Eknath Shinde’s rebellion

Maharashtra Police authorities have issued an alert across the state as Shiv Sena party workers and supporters are likely to stage angry protests against Eknath Shinde’s rebellion, an official.

Shiv Sena party workers were seen targeting the hoardings featuring rebel MLAs who are with Shinde have been reported in the state.

An alert has been issued to all district superintendents of police and police commissioners, and they have been asked to take all possible steps to prevent any untoward incident, an official informed.

– Uddhav Thackeray calls National Executive meeting today

Amid the crisis in Maharashtra, CM Uddhav Thackeray has called a national executive meeting at 1 PM on Saturday in Shiv Sena Bhavan. Thackeray will join the meeting virtually.

Aaditya Thackeray to address the party functionaries in Mumbai today

With the Shiv Sena and the party-led Maha Vikas Aghadi or MVA government getting caught in a political turmoil following a rebellion by its leader Eknath Shinde, Sena minister Aaditya Thackeray will address the party functionaries in Mumbai today.

Shiv Sena to send notices to rebels; seeks disqualification of four more MLAs

The Shiv Sena has sent the names of four more rebel MLAs to the Maharashtra Assembly deputy speaker for initiating action of disqualification against them, a senior leader said.

The party will also issue notices to 16 MLAs of the rebel faction and ask them to respond by Monday, Sena MP Arvind Sawant said here on Friday.

The four legislators whose names were forwarded to the deputy speaker were Sanjay Raymulkar, Chiman Patil, Ramesh Bornare and Balaji Kalyankar, he said.

“Despite issuing a letter to them, none of them attended party meeting on Wednesday evening here in Mumbai,” Sawant said.
The party has already given names of 12 MLAs to the deputy speaker including leader of the rebel camp Eknath Shinde, seeking their disqualification.

“Now, only chief minister Uddhav Thackeray can decide about allowing their return to Sena, otherwise party doors are closed for them forever. They have betrayed the saffron flag,” Sawant said.

Uddhav Thackeray met NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday

Amid the continuing political crisis in Maharashtra due to revolt in the Shiv Sena, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Deputy CM Ajit Pawar arrived at Matoshree, the residence of the Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai.

The leaders were accompanied by state minister Jayant Patil and NCP leader Praful Patel. The leaders are expected to discuss ways to prevent fall of MVA government, which also includes the Congress.

Ajit Pawar said earlier in the day that the NCP stands with the Chief Minister and will try to “keep the government stable”. The crisis continued to plague Shiv Sena with rebel leader Eknath Shinde claiming support of 38 party MLAs.

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