Chandrashekhar Bawankule

'Maharashtra cabinet expansion soon, will fight local polls in alliance with Shinde faction': BJP

Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, who took oath on June 30, expanded his cabinet for the first time on August 9 when he inducted 18 new members into his council of ministers.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Maharashtra BJP keeps caste factor in mind to name state party officials

Bawankule belongs to the OBC Teli community, which has a sizable population in some pockets of Maharashtra. while Shelar is a Maratha by caste.

published on : 13th August 2022

BJP appoints Bawankule as Maharashtra chief, Shelar returns as Mumbai unit head

Bawankule's appointment could be seen as an attempt by the BJP to consolidate OBC votes ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha and Maharashtra Assembly elections.

published on : 12th August 2022