Hours after Ajit Pawar ditched the MVA and joined the NDA in Maharashtra, many speculated that senior NCP chief Praful Patel could get a berth within the Modi Cupboard in Delhi. He, nonetheless, denied this, saying there have been no such talks and that no such demand was made by his get together from the NDA. “No speak in any respect about my inclusion (within the Cupboard). That is pure hypothesis. We have now not made any demand,” Praful Patel stated in an unique dialog with India As we speak.
Ajit Pawar’s transfer to be part of the NDA comes only a day earlier than Prime Minister Narendra Modi is about to chair a gathering of the Union Council of Ministers. The excitement is that PM Modi can go for a Cupboard reshuffle, which would be the second and final earlier than the following Lok Sabha election in 2024.
Praful Patel additionally rejected the claims that he was below stress resulting from a number of probes by the ED. He stated there was no case in opposition to him. Praful Patel accompanied Ajit Pawar to the Raj Bhawan, whether or not the latter took oath as deputy CM of Maharashtra. Patel was additionally seen with Ajit Patel and Chhagan Bhujbal in the course of the press convention after the NCP joined the BJP.