• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Upset Shiv Sena MLA Abdul Sattar quits Maharashtra cabinet

|

Mumbai, Jan 04: Upset over portfolio allocation, senior Shiv Sena leader Abdul Sattar has reportedly resigned from the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra.

The resignation comes five days after he was inducted into CM Uddhav Thackeray's Council of Ministers.

Abdul Sattar

However, the senior Aurangabad leader's decision is yet to be accepted by his party.

"We haven't received his resignation," said senior Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde.

Portfolio allocation in Maharashtra taking time as govt mulls new depts: Nawab Malik

    BJP MLA attacks minorities against CAA, says 'we are majority' | OneIndia News

    "Whenever cabinet expansion is taken up, some leaders are left disappointed over not getting the position of their choice. But they should understand that this is a government of the Maha Vikas Agadi and not Shiv Sena," Sanjay Raut said.

    Two-term Congress MLA Sattar had joined Shiv Sena ahead of Maharashtra Election.

    Sattar headed the animal husbandry department in the previous Congress-NCP coalition government.

    The Shiv Sena admitted that there was a tussle among senior leaders of the three ruling alliance parties in Maharashtra for key Cabinet berths, and said some MLAs could not be inducted as ministers because the list of "probables" was huge.

    "The Cabinet expansion was, indeed, delayed but it finally happened. There were some sparks of disappointment from those who could not make the cut, but the list of probables was huge," the Shiv Sena said.

    Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray expanded his month-old ministry by inducting 36 ministers.

    For Daily Alerts
    Get Instant News Updates
    Enable
    x
    Notification Settings X
    Time Settings
    Done
    Clear Notification X
    Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
    Settings X
    X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more
    X