Today Chief Minister can take a big decision
Significantly, Maharashtra's Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on December 30 made the first expansion of his cabinet. 36 MLAs of Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena took oath of office but portfolios have not been distributed yet. Congress leader Ashok Chavan said that the meeting regarding the portfolio sharing of Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress has ended. Any issues related to portfolio sharing have been resolved. We have sent our proposal to CM. He will decide on this on Friday.
Coalition entangled over the division of departments
It is being said that all three have got confused about the division of departments, due to which it is delayed. After taking oath of 36 ministers at Vidhan Bhavan on Monday, Uddhav Thackeray's cabinet with a total of 43 ministers is now ready. The Shiv Sena has 15 ministers in Maharashtra government adding CM. The 16 NCP ministers have been sworn in. The third ally Congress has 12 ministers.
Maharashtra: Shiv Sena, NCP & Congress meeting over portfolio distribution has looked.Congress' Ashok Chavan says, "Whatever few issues were there regarding portfolio distribution have been resolved.We've sent our proposal to Chief Minister, decision will be taken by him tomorrow" https://t.co/lsPn5OHTfF pic.twitter.com/AbITX9BPVo
– ANI (@ANI) January 2, 2020
Discord started after cabinet expansion
Let us know that since the cabinet expansion in Maharashtra on Monday, news of the displeasure of MLAs of the three parties started coming. Shiv Sena has 56 MLAs and NCP 54 MLAs in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly with 288 seats, while Congress MLAs number 44. Meanwhile, more than 11 MLA-MLCs of Shiv Sena are being said to be angry due to lack of ministerial post. Of these, at least 11 are being told as MLAs, who are being said to be dissatisfied if they are not made ministers. Two of them have openly expressed their displeasure.