Eknath Shinde upended the politics in Maharashtra after the Thane-based MLA revolted against his own party with the strength of nearly entire MLAs siding with him. Uddhav Thackeray has still not confirmed the faction of MLAs siding with him but Eknath Shinde has loyalists of Shiv Sena, even those who are closer to the Party chief Uddhav Thackeray. Close to 51 MLAs including independent MLAs. Eknath Shinde has surely faced a security crisis amidst massive protests against the MLAs in Mumbai is arising. Samna editor and Rajya Sabha MP, Sanjay Raut, has been openly challenging the MLAs to step into Mumbai.
However, in a recent development, Eknath Shinde has confirmed that very soon he will be traveling to Mumbai. In his first appearance after the Supreme Court verdict on the disqualification of the MLAs yesterday, Eknath Shinde will finally show up in Mumbai, possibly to begin the floor test of the MVA alliance. “I have 50 people with me in Guwahati, they have come of their own accord and for Hindutva. We all will go to Mumbai soon,” confirmed Eknath Shinde.
Eknath Shinde is also on the verge of challenging Uddhav Thackeray to own the tag of Party head. While briefing the media, he said, “I am not leaving the Shiv Sena. I am the real Shiv Sena,”