GUWAHATI: Ending their 8-day keep in Guwahati, insurgent Shiv Sena and Unbiased legislators led by Eknath Shinde left Guwahati on Wednesday afternoon for Goa, the place they’re anticipated to halt for the evening earlier than touchdown in Mumbai in time for Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray’s flooring take a look at the next day.

Shinde and different legislators who had been staying in a luxurious resort in Guwahati headed to the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Worldwide Airport in 4 buses to take a chartered flight for his or her journey even because the Supreme Court docket began listening to the Shiv Sena’s petition difficult governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari’s order to Thackeray to face the belief vote on Thursday.

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“The Supreme Court docket will take a choice (on the Shiv Sena plea difficult Koshiyari’s choice to convene a particular meeting session on Thursday for a flooring take a look at),” Shinde informed journalists on the airport.

“First there can be a belief vote and after that, we may have a gathering of our legislature get together to resolve on our future plan of action,” he added with out disclosing the place the legislators are headed however including that each one of them will attain Mumbai on Thursday.

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On the airport, the MLAs from the Shinde camp had been seen sporting an Assamese conventional ‘gamosa’ round their neck and appeared relaxed. They didn’t converse to reporters; Shinde did.

“We’re not rebels. All of us are Shiv Sainiks. We are going to carry ahead Bal Thackeray’s agenda and beliefs on Hindutva and the event of Maharashtra,” Shinde mentioned on the airport.

Shinde and his group had been accompanied to the airport by two ministers from BJP-ruled Assam, Pijush Hazarika and Ashok Singhal.

Shinde additionally thanked Assam’s ruling get together, chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and everybody else in Guwahati who made their keep in Guwahati comfy and memorable. Just a few hours earlier, he had introduced on Twitter the choice of his camp to donate 51 lakh to the chief minister’s reduction fund to assist deal with the flood scenario. Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma responded: “Heartfelt gratitude to hon’ble Shiv Sena MLAs led by Eknath Shindeji for contributing 51 lakh to CM Aid Fund. The contribution will go a good distance in reaching out to the flood victims and guaranteeing reduction in flood-affected areas of our state”.

Shinde and almost three dozen MLAs reached Guwahati from Gujarat’s Surat on July 22. They had been joined by some extra Sena MLAs and unbiased MLAs throughout the subsequent few days. Shinde claims to have 50 legislators on his aspect.

Early Wednesday morning, Shinde and the opposite MLAs visited the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati to hunt blessings forward of Thursday’s flooring take a look at.

“I did a darshan of Ma Kamakhya Devi at this time to hunt peace, prosperity of Maharashtra and its folks. Tomorrow we are going to attain Mumbai to take the required legislative course of ahead”, Eknath Shinde mentioned.


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