Rahul Shewale Now Shiv Sena's Floor Leader In Lok Sabha

On Tuesday, Rahul Shewale was acknowledged as the party’s lower house floor leader by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla.

Shrikant Shinde, the son of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, and 12 of the Shiv Sena party’s 19 Lok Sabha MPs had asked the Speaker to make a move.

Rahul Shewale, the head of the Shiv Sena’s (Shinde faction), said to ANI, “We had written to the Speaker requesting that the internal group leader, Vinayak Raut, be replaced since several MPs were dissatisfied with his performance. The Speaker will act in this regard. The chief whip will remain the same; nothing will change.”

Bhavana Gawali has continued to serve as Chief Whip in the meanwhile.

Vinayak Raut sent the Speaker a letter requesting that he not consider any representation from the opposing camp.

According to Eknath Shinde, Shiv Sena lawmakers have backed his stance in favor of Balasaheb Thackeray, the party’s founder.

He said that Rahul Shewale had been recognized as the Shiv Sena leader in the Lower House by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla.

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In the interest of the people of Maharashtra, he said 12 of the Shiv Sena’s 19 MPs had joined the Eknath-Shinde group.

Shrikant Eknath Shinde, Rahul Shewale, Bhavana Gawali, Hemant Godse, Rajendra Gavit, Sadashiv Lokhande, Hemant Patil, Sanjay Mandlik, Dhairyasheel Mane, Shrirang Barne, Krupal Tumane, and Prataprao Jadhav are the members of parliament.

The political changes occurred immediately after the MVA administration in Maharashtra was overthrown by a majority of Sena MLAs who rebelled against Uddhav Thackeray’s leadership and Eknath Shinde was appointed chief minister.

With assistance from the BJP, the Shinde-led Shiv Sena fraction won the floor vote in the state legislature.

Eknath Shinde, the chief minister of Maharashtra, said on Tuesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah fully support the BJP-led administration.

Shinde’s remarks at a press conference in Delhi stated: “We formed this government in Maharashtra with the BJP a few days ago, and the state’s people are fully behind us. We have the backing of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. PM Modi assured us he would support all state-related development initiatives.”

The chief minister of Maharashtra came to Delhi on Monday to have a conversation over OBC reservations. Eknath Shinde has been to the capital twice since taking the oath of office on June 30. This is his second trip.