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“Political leaders of India are not allowed in Jammu and Kashmir but some European MPs were, it is a shameful act by Narendra Modi and Amit Shah,” Sonia told Congress leaders.

Around 400 farmers from various districts of Maharashtra have also been invited for Thackeray's swearing-in ceremony.

Speaking about the invitations given to various political leaders, Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde said that the party has aslo invited Sonia Gandhi for the oath-ceremony.

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.

AICC general secretary in-charge for Maharashtra Mallikarjun Kharge made the announcement at a meeting of the party MLAs. "The Congress president (Sonia Gandhi) has approved the name of Balasaheb Thorat as the Congress Legislature Party leader.

Several other Congress leaders including Rahul Gandhi, Ghulam Nabi Azad, AK Antony among others were also present in the protest in front of the Ambedkar Statue opposing government formation in Maharashtra by BJP.

Congress President Smt Sonia Gandhi leading the opposition protest against the murder of democracy by reading out the Preamble of the Constitution of India at the parliament marking.

She said her party's president Uddhav Thackeray was keen to waive off the debt of farmers for which a government needs to formed.

The Common Minimum Programme (CMP) between Congress and NCP has been sealed and will be discussed with the Shiv Sena in Mumbai on Friday, sources said

With the signatures of around 100 people, the letter was written to Sonia Gandhi after a celebration was conducted on Indira Gandhi's birth anniversary celebration in Sangamner.