Uddhav Thackeray takes oath as Maharashtra CM: Leaders send their wishes on Twitter

Published: Nov 28, 2019, 19:34 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

Thackeray took oath along with six experienced cabinet ministers of the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi alliance

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray. Picture/ANI-Twitter
Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray. Picture/ANI-Twitter

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray took charge as the chief minister of Maharashtra after taking oath in a grand ceremony at Shivaji Park in Dadar on Thursday evening.

He took oath along with six experienced cabinet ministers of the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi alliance. Shiv Sena’s Eknath Shinde and  Subhash Desai, NCP Jayant Patil and Chhagan Bhujbal and Congress’ Balasaheb Thorat and Nitin Raut took oath as ministers in Thackeray’s cabinet.

As soon as the swearing-in ceremony concluded, leaders have flocked to Twitter to convey their best wishes to the newly-formed government.

Prime minister Narendra Modi, and union ministers Nitin Gadkari and Rajnath Singh took to the microblogging site to congratulate Thackeray on taking charge as the chief minister. Modi also said that he is confident that the leader will work diligently for the bright future of Maharashtra.

Celebrities too did not shy away from congratulating the leaders. Actor Riteish Deshmukh took to Twitter congratulate both chief minister Uddhav Thackeray and 'dearest friend' and Worli MLA Aaditya Thackeray.

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