Maharashtra: Around 12 Shivsena MPs join Eknath Shinde’s faction
Around 12 Shivsena Members of Parliament from Maharashtra have joined Eknath Shinde’s Faction. Shivsena MP Hemant Godse has informed that, they have appointed Rahul Shewale as the Leader of Parliamentary Group.
They will submit a letter communicating this decision today to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla along with Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde. He said that, these MPs were also present in Shinde faction’s meeting via virtual mode.
Mr. Shinde reached New Delhi last night and held detailed discussion with these MPs. Shivsena has total 19 Members in Lok Sabha.
Meanwhile, Shivsena’s Leader of Parliamentary Party Vinayak Raut last night requested Lok Sabha Speaker not to entertain or acknowledge the claim of any other MP regarding Leader of Parliamentary Party.
He said that Mr. Rajan Vichare has been appointed as Chief Whip and claim of any other MP on the same post should not be entertained.