NCP’s Ajit says want to join PM Modi’s development after taking oath as Maharashtra Deputy CM

NCP Nitish Kumar takes oath as Maharashtra Deputy CM. Photo Credit: HT

Maharashta: A big news has come from the political area. Where Ajith Pawar, who was Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader, has now taken oath as the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He took the oath on Sunday after joining the Shinde government and this has left the oppositions in shock. This came as a surprise because there was no hint of this development till Sunday morning. Along with him, at least 29 Ncp MLAs joined hands with the Maharashtra government led by Eknath Shinde and Devendra Fadnavis.

Less than a month ago, Sharad Pawar had announced that Supriya Sule and Praful Patel are the new working presidents of the NCP. Previously, Maharashtra was in a political crisis after governments collapsed one after the other after coming to power. Finally after a series of failed powers, on June 30, Shinde was sworn in as the Chief Minister with the support of the BJP and Fadnavis was appointed as the deputy chief Minister. This was a big shock to the Shivsena government which had been in major power.


Ajit Pawar says PM Modi working for India’s development

Ajit Pawar further explained the reason behind why he had joined the Shinde-Fadnavis govt. In a statement he praised PM Modi and said that there is no doubt that PM Modi is working for India’s development. And “If we can go with Shiv Sena, we can go with the BJP.” He also said that this will be a major thing for the state’s development. Moreover, he highlighted that since 1984, there has been no leader who has single handedly lead the country. However, PM Modi has been doing it for the past 9 years”. “PM Modi is also popular among the world leaders around the globe”, he mentioned. He said “We want to join his development.

Meanwhile, several opposition leaders have shown their sorrow. On one hand, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said that the ‘corrupt’ leaders jump on the ship to escape from pressure of investigating agencies. Whereas on the other hand, Aam Aadami Party leader called PM Modi as the “biggest patron of corruption”. Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav also commented on the NCP split and said “BJP does this from time to time, recently they did this in Madhya Pradesh, and now in Maharashtra, but people are watching this.”