Uddhav Thackeray will take a name on whether or not or not his son Aaditya Thackeray will contest meeting polls
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will take a name on whether or not or not his son Aaditya Thackeray will contest the upcoming meeting polls in Maharashtra, celebration chief Sanjay Raut stated Wednesday.
Mr Raut, a Rajya Sabha lawmaker and spokesman, was responding to hypothesis that Aaditya Thackeray, chief of the Yuva Sena, the celebration’s youth wing, could enter the ballot fray. Meeting polls in Maharashtra are scheduled later this 12 months.
The 28-year-old Thackeray scion is enjoying an lively position within the Shiv Sena’s preparations for the meeting polls to make sure the celebration, based by his grandfather Bal Thackeray, wins the utmost variety of seats, he stated.
No member of the Thackeray household has ever fought an election within the 53-year-old historical past of the celebration.
“Aaditya is involved in the Sena’s preparations for the assembly elections to ensure maximum candidates of the party win. He himself has clarified that any decision regarding his entry in the poll arena will be taken by party president Uddhav Thackeray,” Mr Raut informed a Marathi information channel.
To a question on hypothesis about Aaditya Thackeray turning into Deputy Chief Minister within the occasion of the BJP-Sena mix retaining energy, Mr Raut stated, “A Thackeray doesn’t take a deputy’s post. A family member is always the chief. The family has prestige in state and national politics.”
To a question on remarks by senior BJP leaders Sudhir Mungantiwar and Chandrakant Patil relating to chief minister’s publish and variety of seats to be contested by the 2 events, Mr Raut stated Uddhav Thackeray and BJP president Amit Shah will resolve on the matter.
“When the alliance was formalised, discussions happened only between Uddhav Thackeray and Amit Shah. So, any comment regarding chief minister’s post will be made by either of them.”
Final week, Mr Patil had stated that of the whole 288 meeting seats, the BJP and the Sena will contest 135 every and depart the remaining 18 for different allies.
Mr Mungantiwar, BJP chief and finance minister, had stated Monday that the following chief minister of Maharashtra might be from his celebration once more.
The Sena and the BJP had contested the 2014 meeting polls individually, however the Uddhav Thackeray-led celebration joined the federal government later.
Of the whole 288 seats, the BJP had received 122 and emerged as the one largest celebration.
The Maharashtra-centric Sena, which dominated the state for 4 years in alliance with the BJP within the 1990s, got here a distant second with 63 seats.
Devendra Fadnavis turned the primary BJP chief minister of Maharashtra in October 2014.