MUMBAI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and DMK leader M K Stalin have been invited for Uddhav Thackeray's swearing-in as Maharashtra CM on Thursday.
Shiv Sena president Thackeray will take oath as chief minister as leader of the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi formed by his party along with the Congress and the NCP.
"We have invited Congress president Sonia Gandhi for the swearing-in ceremony.
We are hopeful that some other senior Congress leaders will also attend the event," Sena leader Eknath Shinde said here.
Congress leader Vijay Wadettiwar said that chief ministers of Congress-ruled states have been invited along with Mamata Banerjee, Kejriwal and Stalin.
Apart from prominent political leaders, the Sena has also invited some 400 farmers, including members of families of agriculturists who committed suicide, party MP Vinayak Raut said.
The swearing-in will take place at 6:40 pm at Shivaji Park in central Mumbai.