As Uddhav Thackeray gears up to become CM, Sanjay Raut claims "his responsibility is over"
Mumbai : Sanjay Raut has been leading from the front while making efforts to ensure Shiv Sena takes the CM post by hook or by crook. Now, when they have come in alliance with Congress and NCP; also Uddhav Thackeray being nominated as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena leader has claimed that his work is now over.
“I am not Chanakya. I am a Shiv Sena warrior,” Sanjay Raut said.
“From the time of Balasaheb Thackeray, he has given me a lot of such responsibilities. I did not cling to them. I told Uddhav Thackeray the same thing yesterday: Now my responsibility is over,” he said.
“Sharad Pawar said to me yesterday, ‘you and I have no work here tomorrow onwards’”, said Raut.
The senior leader also tweeted a few lines in Hindi as the Sena will begin a new chapter in its history.
The 59-year-old Uddhav Thackeray has been scheduled to take oath as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra on November 28.
On Tuesday, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis submitted his resignation as the CM, ending his second term in just 80 hours.
Before that, the Supreme Court asked Governor BS Koshyari to appoint a pro-tem speaker and ensure all elected members of the House are sworn in on Wednesday itself by 5 pm.
The ‘Maha Vikas Aghadi’ comprising the Shiv Sena, the NCP and the Congress, have submitted a letter claiming support of 162 MLAs to the governor.