Mumbai: Another setback for Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray in Palghar as 50 leaders desert the Thackeray camp. The said 50 leaders have joined Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, MP Rajendra Gavit, many MLAs and office bearers are among those.
Rajendra Gavit has met Eknath Shinde and announced his support. At the time of meeting Shinde, MLA Srinivas Onega, Palghar district President Rajesh Shah, Zilla Parishad member Prakash Nikam, councilors of some town panchayats of the district, Panchayat Samiti President, members and key workers were present with him.
Earlier, 8 corporators of Mira Bhayander have joined Shinde faction. All these people had met Shinde along with MLA Pratap Sarnaik three days ago. There is also a massive split in the Vasai Shiv Sena. Here many civil servants have become rebellious.