During an interview with a TV channel, the NCP chief on Monday said that the Prime Minister, during a meeting at Parliament last month, had asked him to ally with the BJP and be a part of the government at the Centre and Maharashtra.
"Congratulations to Uddhav Thackeray Ji on taking oath as the CM of Maharashtra. I am confident he will work diligently for the bright future of Maharashtra. @OfficeofUT," PM Modi tweeted.
Along with Patil NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal is also likely to take oath as state minister today at Shivaji Park when Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will be sworn-in as 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
Shiv Sena chief and Maharashtra's chief minister-designate Uddhav Thackeray will take oath to office tomorrow evening, at the sprawling Shivaji Park in Central Mumbai.
Speaking at the Republic Media Network Summit, Home Minister Amit Shah spoke on a host of issues including Maharashtra political drama and Article 370 abrogation.
NCP leader Ajit Pawar has said he was always with NCP and is still with the party and they will decide on his future role. He also said that he decided to resign after the Supreme Court order on floor test.
Sule, daughter of NCP chief Sharad Pawar also greeted former Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis and former deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar as they reached the assembly.
New Delhi: Uddhav Thackeray is set to be the next chief minister of Maharashtra after a resolution proposing his name...
This comes after Devendra Fadnavis announced his resignation as Maharashtra's chief minister, hours after the Supreme Court ordered a floor test in the state assembly.
Supreme Court orders Floor Test in the Maharashtra assembly to be held on November 27 before 5 pm. The proceedings shall be live telecast. Pro-tem Speaker should be appointed to conduct Floor Test. It will be open ballot.