MAHARASHTRA Congress chief Balasaheb Thorat on Wednesday said that the sharing of portfolios among the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress in the next State Government will be finalised in a couple of days.
Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat leaves for Congress-NCP meeting in Mumbai on Wednesday. (PTI)
The ‘Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi’, comprising the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress along with some small parties and Independents, has decided to stake claim for Government formation in the State after the BJP-led Government collapsed on Tuesday.
Speaking to reporters after taking oath as member of the 14th State Assembly on Wednesday, Thorat, the Congress Legislature Party leader in the House, said, “The ratio of portfolio-sharing will be finalised in next two days. The number of Cabinet and Minister of State (MoS) posts to be given to each party will also be finalised in next two days.”
The NCP has announced that Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray would be the next Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
He will be sworn-in as Chief Minister on Thursday evening at Shivaji Park in Dadar, the place where his party holds traditional Dussehra rally each year.