Breaking News LIVE 22th June Updates: Amidst the political crisis in Maharashtra, state government minister Eknath Shinde spoke to CM Uddhav Thackeray over the phone. The two talked for about 15 minutes. The conversation between the two took place on the phone of Shiv Sena leader Milind Narvekar, who went to meet Eknath Shinde and the rebel MLAs at a Surat hotel. During this, Eknath Shinde put many demands in front of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. Eknath Shinde asked Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to form a government of Shiv Sena and BJP together.
Shinde said that I did not take any anti-party step, then why was I removed from the post of group leader. I have no thoughts of leaving Shiv Sena party, I was and will always be a true Shiv Sainik of Balasaheb Thackeray. Eknath Shinde also lodged his complaint regarding Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut. Raut had said in the media that if you want to talk, then come to Mumbai. Shiv Sena will not talk on any proposal. Shinde said that he has had three to four meetings with Sanjay Raut since morning. Individuals are talking separately and speaking differently after appearing in the media, why so?
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced the candidate for the Presidential election on behalf of the NDA. The party has nominated Draupadi Murmu as its candidate. Earlier, a meeting of the BJP’s Parliamentary Board was held at the party headquarters to brainstorm on the name of the Presidential candidate.
In this meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President JP Nadda, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and other members of the Parliamentary Board were present in the meeting.