Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is in Delhi to carry talks with the BJP management in regards to the remaining checklist for the state cupboard, which requires an instantaneous determination within the meeting session that begins later this month. The cupboard growth has been pending since June 30, when Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Mr Fadnavis took oath. If signed by central BJP leaders, the Cabinet growth may occur tomorrow, sources stated.
Mr Shinde, who was unwell, was skipping the journey. Sources stated the Prime Minister was affected by overexertion and his medical doctors had suggested him to relaxation. Mr Shinde canceled all his applications after the medical doctors’ advice, sources stated.
Mr Shinde and Mr Fadnavis visited Delhi on July 27, with a draft cupboard checklist. But no determination might be taken, with so many aspirants for the utmost 43 cupboard seats together with the Prime Minister.
Shiv Sena leaders who supported Mr Shinde throughout his two-week rebel and helped deliver down the Uddhav Thackeray authorities, are anticipated to be rewarded. So is the BJP for its position behind the display.
Sources stated the tussle for key portfolios is reaching the very high.
As Chief Minister, Mr Shinde is eyeing plum portfolios. Mr Fadnavis — a former Chief Minister who was persuaded to tackle the position of Mr Shinde’s deputy by BJP chief strategist Amit Shah and get together chief JP Nadda — just isn’t able to again down on this floor, the sources indicated.
Maharashtra has had a two-man cupboard since Mr Shinde and the BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis have been sworn in on June 30. The BJP and the Sena faction led by Mr Shinde haven’t reached an understanding over power-sharing within the cupboard, sources stated. indicated.