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:
Congratulations to Shri Uddhav Thackeray on taking oath as Maharashtra’s Chief Minister.
I hope he will work towards fulfilling the people's aspirations and take Maharashtra forward on the road to development.
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) November 28, 2019
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
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 28, 2019
— H D Devegowda (@H_D_Devegowda) November 28, 2019
Congratulations and best wishes to Shri Uddhav Thackeray ji on being sworn in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. @OfficeofUT
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) November 28, 2019
Congratulations to @OfficeofUT , @PawarSpeaks and @bb_thorat for forming the government in Maharashtra. Under your diligent leadership and firm commitment, we look forward to the State having a pro- people, stable government that works for all round development.
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) November 28, 2019
महाराष्ट्र में महाविकास आघाडी की नव निर्वाचित सरकार एवं नव निर्वाचित मुख्यमंत्री श्री उद्धव ठाकरे जी को हार्दिक बधाई व शुभेच्छा!
‘सेक्युलरिज़्म’ और ‘सोशलिज़्म’ का ये नया महाराष्ट्रीय गठजोड़, आनेवाले नये राष्ट्रीय राजनीतिक युग की दस्तक है.
भाजपा के (अच्छे) दिन पूरे हुए.
— Akhilesh Yadav (@yadavakhilesh) November 28, 2019
Hon.Uddhav Thakeray Ji has taken oath as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. During his tenure Maharashtra would excel in all fields and this government would work for the welfare of the Common Man.
Heartiest Congratulations! Good Luck and Best Wishes!@OfficeofUT
— Supriya Sule (@supriya_sule) November 28, 2019
Congratulations & best wishes to the Shiv Sena Party Chief Hon. Uddhav Thackeray ji on becoming the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Under his leadership, the State will develop as a whole!
— Ajit Pawar (@AjitPawarSpeaks) November 28, 2019
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.