Devendra Fadnavis resigns as Maharashtra CM, says never discussed 50:50 formula

devendra-fadnavis44New Delhi, Nov 08: With no sign of the deadlock ending, Devendra Fadnavis has resigned as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Fadnavis decided to step down a day before the term of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly ends.

The BJP which was supposed to meet with the Governor and stake a claim to form the government has put off its plan. The party would only stake a claim when it has the support of 145 MLAs, sources in the BJP tell OneIndia.

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Maharashtra likely to have caretaker CM as Fadnavis may resign

devendra-fadnavis44New Delhi, Nov 08: With no sign of the deadlock ending, Devendra Fadnavis is likely to step down as the chief minister of Maharashtra. A caretaker CM is likely to be in place before the parties are able to come up with some formal arrangement and stake a claim to form the government.

The BJP which was supposed to meet with the Governor and stake a claim to form the government has put off its plan. The party would only stake a claim when it has the support of 145 MLAs, sources in the BJP tell OneIndia.

Maharashtra, Haryana polls: Why BJP won’t change its two minority CM candidates

khattar-fadnavisNew Delhi, Sep 23: This time, both Maharashtra and Haryana will go to polls knowing fully well who the BJP’s Chief Ministerial candidate would be. In the 2014, there was a lot of guess work regarding who the candidates would be.

Devendra Fadnavis who belongs to the Brahmin community and Manohar Lal Khattar, who hails from the Punjabi community are the CM candidates for Maharashtra and Haryana respectively.

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More than one Prime Minister from Maharashtra soon says Fadnavis

Mumbai, Jan 6: India would see more than one Prime Minister from Maharashtra soon, said Devendra Fadnavis. He said that there would be more than one PM from his state by 2050.

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Madrasas derecognised as formal education institutions 

The Maharashtra state government has derecognized Madrasas and termed the students as out of school children on the ground that they do not provide formal education. The move which has been termed as controversial was backed by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis who intends bringing children to main stream schools.While there are many who are likely to criticize the decision terming it as vindictive, the government of Maharashtra has made it clear that the move is intended to ensure that all children have access to formal education. Read more: