Mumbai, November 23: The political drama in Maharashtra reached new heights on Saturday morning when news of Devendra Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar taking oath as chief minister and deputy chief minister of Maharashtra took everyone by surprise. As it became clear that Devendra Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar joined hands to form the government in Maharashtra, political experts as well as Twitter could not believe what was happening. Only last evening it was announced by Sharad Pawar that Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress had inched closer to forming the government. Devendra Fadnavis Takes Oath as Maharashtra CM, Ajit Pawar Deputy CM.
However, the sudden political development seems to have caught even Sharad Pawar by surprise. The NCP chief tweeted saying that this is Ajit Pawar's personal decision and that NCP does not endorse it. Pawar also made it clear that he has nothing to do with the developments that took place at the Raj Bhavan on Saturday morning. Sharad Pawar Does Not Endorse Ajit Pawar's Move of Supporting BJP in Maharashtra, Says NCP Has Nothing to Do With It.
However, NCP's Ajit Pawar supporting BJP and taking oath with Devendra Fadnavis took the world of Twitter by storm. Various memes were formed and political jibes uploaded on the Shiv Sena and Congress. Twitter also praised Home Minister Amit Shah and once again called him the Chanakya of Indian politics.
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— 🔥 Prasanna Joshi 🔥 (@prasannaj8) November 23, 2019
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— Kumar Manish (@kumarmanish9) November 23, 2019
Game of Thrones Analogy
— Aditya (@patheticiam) November 23, 2019
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— Saad Ashfaq (@jhaatlyf) November 23, 2019
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In a strange turn of events, Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday took oath as Chief Minister of Maharashtra for the second time. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar was also sworn in as Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Both leaders were administered by Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhawan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Devendra Fadnavis after the major political twist in the state of Maharashtra. BJP leader Devendra Fadbnavis took oath as the chief minister of Maharashtra on Saturday morning, taking everyone by surprise. To add to the suspense, NCP leader Ajit Pawar took oath as the deputy CM with Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari administering the oath. Home Minister Amit Shah also tweeted on the political development in Maharashtra.