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Requested Maharashtra governor to invite Uddhav Thackeray to form government: Prithviraj Chavan

The Congress leader welcomed the decision by Devendra Fadnavis to step down as the chief minister and has requested the governor to accept the resignation.

Published: 26th November 2019 04:46 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th November 2019 04:46 PM   |  A+A-

Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan

Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan (File photo | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday said he has requested Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari to accept the resignation of Devendra Fadnavis and invite the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance led by Uddhav Thackeray to form government.

Chavan welcomed the decision by Fadnavis to step down as the chief minister.

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"I have requested the governor to immediately accept the resignation and invite SS-NCP-Congress leader Uddhav Thackeray to form new government," he told PTI .



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