IN PHOTOS: Deputy CM Fadnavis to present the first Budget of Shinde-led govt in Maharashtra Assembly today

The ongoing high-decibel political and legal battle between rival Shiv Sena groups is set to resonate in the Maharashtra legislature as its Budget session begins on Monday Pic/Ronak Mastakar and special arrangement

Updated On: 2023-02-27 12:12 PM IST

Governor Ramesh Bais addresses the legislative council. Pic/Ronak Mastakar

Going by the legislative majority, the Election Commission recently allotted the Shiv Sena name and the 'bow and arrow' poll symbol to the Shinde group

The Opposition Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) and the Congress boycotted the tea party hosted by the Maharashtra government on the eve of the Budget session on February 26

The state budget session commenced with newly-appointed Governor Ramesh Bais making his first address to the joint sitting of the Maharashtra legislature

The budget session will end on March 25. Deputy CM Fadnavis, who also holds the finance and planning portfolio, will present the first Budget of the Shinde-led government in the Assembly

Amid the Shiv Sena row, Assembly Speaker Rahul Narvekar on Thursday said he has not got representation from any group claiming to be a separate party in the Lower House. Narvekar has approved the appointment of Shinde as the legislature party leader

NCP MLA arrives with 4-month-old son to attend Maharashtra Budget session in Vidhab Bhavan Pic/Sameer Abedi

BJP MLA Jaykumar Gore, who was injured in a car accident in December 2022, arrived to attend the budget session using a walker Pic/Sameer Abedi

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