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Uddhav Thackeray takes charge; may take floor test tomorrow
Maharashtra

Uddhav Thackeray takes charge; may take floor test tomorrow

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The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray, has assumed charge as the Maharashtra chief minister on Friday.

It is learnt that Uddhav Thackeray and the NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena coalition government is most likely to face the crucial floor test in Maharashtra assembly on Saturday. Ahead of the floor test, the newly formed government is making efforts to replace protem speaker.

Governor BS Koshyari has asked Uddhav Thackeray to prove majority of the coalition government by December 3. The alliance has claimed the support of at least 162 MLAs. Vidhan Bhawan sources have said that Maharashtra floor test is most likely to happen on Saturday. Uddhav Thackeray is expected to face the floor test at 2 pm on Saturday.

Uddhav Thackeray, who is also the Shiv Sena president, was sworn-in as the chief minister on Thursday evening.