Mumbai, Jun 29: Insurgent Shiv Sena MLAs from Maharashtra have contributed Rs 51 lakh for the flood reduction wok in Assam, the place they’ve been tenting because the final week, their spokesperson stated on Wednesday.
The Sena legislators, led by senior minister Eknath Shinde, have raised the banner of revolt towards their celebration. These MLAs had first come to Guwahati on June 22 and subsequently in a number of batches from Gujarat’s Surat in chartered flights.
Amid criticism that the Sena dissidents had been staying at a luxurious lodge in Guwahati whilst elements of Assam had been grappling with extreme floods, Deepak Kesarkar, the spokesperson of the insurgent MLAs instructed PTI, “Shinde has donated Rs 51 lakh to the Assam Chief Minister’s Reduction Fund as our contribution to their ongoing rescue work. We can not ignore the plight of individuals right here.”
Kesarkar added that with Maharashtra Governor B S Koshyari asking the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities to face a flooring check on Thursday, the insurgent MLAs have determined to maneuver out of Guwahati and shift to a spot close to Mumbai.
A detailed aide of Shinde, nonetheless, stated the group might be staying in a Goa-based lodge and attain Mumbai by 9.30 am on Thursday.
Kesarkar stated, “We might be staying at a spot that’s one hour air distance from Mumbai, in order that that we will comfortably attain the state capital for the ground check. The choice (of flooring check) might be what we’ve got been demanding for a very long time from our management.”
Expressing disappointment with Shiv Sena president and Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, he stated the celebration MLAs had been asking him to maneuver away from the NCP and Congress (allies within the authorities), however he by no means listened to them.
“As majority of Shiv Sena MLAs determined to go away from these two events, the remaining Sena legislators with him (Thackeray) must abide by our whip on the time of the ground check,” Kesarkar stated.
Thackeray can positively difficulty some directions, however once we are within the Home, we’re certain by the Structure of the nation, he stated.
Shinde stated on Wednesday that he’ll return to Mumbai on Thursday for the ground check towards the beleaguered Uddhav Thackeray-led Sena-NCP-Congress authorities.