The political crisis for the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra deepened further on Thursday after state minister leading the dissident MLAs, Eknath Shinde, released videos and photographs claiming that he has the support of 41 MLAs. In Mumbai, the Uddhav-led camp sought the disqualification of 12 rebels MLAs including Eknath Shinde.
However, Shinde retorted back saying who are you trying to scare adding they know the law too. A senior BJP leader said on condition of anonymity that with few more MLAs arriving in Guwahati, where Shinde and other rebel MLAs are camping since Wednesday morning.
The rebel MLAs released videos and photographs claiming the backing of over 40 MLAs, posing an existential threat to the Uddhav Thackeray-led coalition government in Maharashtra. According to the videos and photographs, released by the disgruntled MLAs, Shinde is seen Shinde in the hotel posing with MLAs. Meanwhile, a crucial meeting is scheduled in Mumbai at 12 pm today.