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He will speak to Uddhav Thackeray and comment: Abdul Sattar on the rumors of resignation. Indian News

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AURANGABAD: Abdul, leader of Shiv Seine
Sattar, who was rumored to have resigned from Maharashtra’s ministry as he did not gain a cabinet rank, said Saturday that he would speak after meeting with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.

Earlier in the day, Sena leaders had dismissed reports that
Sattar, who is minister of state, had resigned because he wanted a cabinet bunk.

“I will meet with shiv Sena’s president and chief minister, Thackeray, in Mumbai tomorrow and then I’ll talk,”
Sattar told reporters here on Saturday night when asked if he had resigned.

Seine leader Khotkar met
Sattar earlier in the day.


Sattar he had a word with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and (Seine’s chief leader) Eknath Shinde. Thackeray called him to Mumbai on Sunday. The CM will meet
Sattar in Matoshri (the Thackeray residence) at 12:30 pm,” Khotkar said.

Sattar, Sillod’s MLA in the Aurangabad district, left Congress before the Assembly elections last year and joined the Shiv Sena.

He was appointed minister of state in the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress coalition government.

Meanwhile, senior leader Shiv Sena of Aurangabad, Chandrakant Khaire,
Sattar, calling him a “traitor.”

Khaire claimed that
SattarSupporters did not support candidate Maha Vikas Aghadi at the Zilla Paris the elections here earlier in the day.

“He should not be allowed to enter the sacred Matoshri,” said the former deputy of Aurangabad.

Meena Shelke of Maha Vikas Aghadi (which includes Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena) was chosen as president of zilla Parishad through the lottery after she and her Shiv Sena rival Devyani Dongaonkar were caught in a draw.

Local Seine leaders claimed Dongaonkar had submitted his nomination by challenging the party’s fiat to back Shelke.

Khaire claimed that
SattarSupporters of Zilla Parishad members did not vote for candidate Maha Vikas Aghadi.

Times of India

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