Uddhav Thackeray Sworn In As Maharashtra CM: Rajnath Singh, Arvind Kejriwal, Mamata Banerjee, Akhilesh Yadav Among Others Congratulate Shiv Sena Chief
File image of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray (Photo Credits: IANS)

Mumbai, November 28: Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday took oath as chief minister of Maharashtra at Mumbai's Shivaji Park. The Shiv Sena chief is the leader of "Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi", an alliance of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Congress and Shiv Sena. Six ministers from three parties were also sworn in by Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. Uddhav Thackeray Sworn In as Maharashtra CM, Ends Shiv Sena's 20-Year Drought From Helm of Power.

As soon as he took the Chief Minister's seat, congratulatory messages started pouring in for Uddhav Thackeray. PM Narendra Modi in a tweet said, "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."

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, JD(S) patriarch HD Deve Gowda, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Akhilesh Yadav, NCP leaders Supriya Sule and Ajit Pawar among others conveyed their wishes to the new Maharashtra CM. Uddhav Thackeray Becomes Maharashtra CM: A Soft-Spoken Shiv Sena Leader Emerges From Shadows to Become Rightful Heir of Bal Thackeray's Legacy.

Political Leaders Congratulates Uddhav Thackeray:

In the mega event, many political personalities were present including Sharad Pawar, Raj Thackeray, Ajit Pawar, Supriya Sule, Ahmed Patel, Kapil Sibal, among others. Industrialist Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani, his wife Nita Ambani and son Anant were also present.