Shiv Sena MP and enactment spokesperson Sanjay Raut connected Thursday said that they are successful interaction with arsenic galore arsenic 22 MLAs who person sided with rebel workfellow and Maharashtra curate Eknath Shinde, portion adding that if it comes to a level test, the ruling conjugation of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) volition win.
The Sena MP past said that if the dissenting MLAs privation the enactment to propulsion retired of the MVA - the confederation it shares with the Congress and Nationalist Congress enactment (NCP) - they request to travel backmost to Mumbai successful “24 hours”. “We volition sermon it, but amusement the courageousness to travel back,” helium said.
The Sena MP made the statements astatine the property briefing presently underway wherein the enactment is presenting MLAs Nitin Deshmukh and Kailash Patil, who returned to Mumbai connected Tuesday from Surat - wherever Shinde and his rebel members were camping earlier. While Deshmukh claimed of a crippled concocted by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) against the MVA regime, Patil said respective legislators mean to travel backmost to Mumbai.
These developments travel aft caller visuals and a video from Guwahati’s Radisson Blu Hotel successful BJP-ruled Assam showed that a full of 42 rebel MLAs are contiguous with Shinde. These see 34 MLAs from Sena and 7 Independents.
Shinde requires the enactment of 37 of 55 Sena legislators to divided the enactment and support enactment nether an anti-defection instrumentality astatine bay.
Earlier successful the day, six much lawmakers switched sides to the Shinde-led Sena camp.
Sada Sarvankar, Mangesh Kudalkar, Sanjay Rathod, and Deepak Kesarkar, were among those who joined the rebel campy connected Thursday.
Raut's assertion astir the Sena being successful interaction with 22 MLAs from Shinde's campy present looks to beryllium a marginal betterment from earlier this greeting erstwhile the MP said they are successful interaction with 20 of the rebel leaders.
On Wednesday, Sena brag and Maharashtra main curate Uddhav Thackeray successful his code to the occidental authorities said that helium is acceptable with his resignation letter, and volition measurement down from the station adjacent if 1 MLA says that helium oregon she does spot him. However, helium insisted that the MLAs travel to his look and archer them so.
Later, helium vacated the authoritative residence of Maharashtra CM with his family, including authorities curate Aaditya Thackeray, and moved to Thackeray household location ‘Matoshree’.