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BJP picks Narendra Tomar & Avinash Khanna as central observers for Maharashtra MLAs’ meet

Amid ally Shiv Sena's demand for CM's post to be rotated, the BJP has picked Union minister Tomar and party vice-president Khanna to observe MLAs' meet.

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New Delhi: The BJP on Tuesday named Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar and party’s vice president Avinash Rai Khanna as central observers for its Maharashtra legislative party meeting to be held on Wednesday.

Incumbent Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is likely to be elected as the leader of the BJP legislative party amid demand by its ally Shiv Sena for the top post on a rotational basis.

Fadnavis asserted on Tuesday that he will be the chief minister for another five years.


Also read: Shiv Sena could ‘split and 24 MLAs join BJP’ if Uddhav Thackeray decides not to join govt


 

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