NCP break up: What Ajit Pawar’s big move means for Sharad Pawar, opposition unity, BJP, 2024 Lok Sabha polls? Key takeaways | File Photo
Ajit Pawar’s shock move caught his uncle and NCP supremo Sharad Pawar unaware. It marks a big twist not simply in Maharashtra however despatched ripples throughout the nation. Here are key takeaways from the big growth in Maharashtra:
Ajit Pawar’s move raises questions over Opposition unity
New Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar left his uncle and NCP supremo Sharad Pawar and joined fellow insurgent Eknath Shinde-led authorities. The NCP disaster is a big dent on the unity of the opposition, the 15 events creating an anti-BJP entrance for 2024. While the Patna mega assembly had set the ball rolling, the Sunday growth may doubtlessly snowball into larger issues for the Opposition.
Is Congress the issue?
Ajit Pawar’s supporters have been irked by Sharad Pawar and Supriya Sule sharing dais with Rahul Gandhi in Patna and their willingness to just accept him in apex function, as per sources.
After the stunning move by CM Eknath Shinde in opposition to Uddhav Thackeray to interrupt up Shiv Sena final 12 months, Ajit Pawar has pulled an identical move in opposition to Sharad Pawar. Both leaders have been sad with their events’ affiliation with Congress. It provides to the continuing rifts between Congress, and AAP, TMC and CPM in Delhi, West Bengal and Kerala, respectively.
BJP completes Maharashtra comeback
After final 12 months’s tactical move with Shinde, Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP is now within the driving seat within the state. Pawar becoming a member of the federal government additional strengthens it in opposition to any disaster in close to future.
End of Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA)
NCP revolt seems to be the ultimate nail within the coffin for Uddhav Thackery-led Shiv Sena (UBT), Sharad Pawar’s NCP and the Congress’ alliance MVA. The BJP-Shiv Sena (Eknath Shinde)-Ajit Pawar alliance has formidable electoral management over totally different areas of Maharashtra.
Role of Sharad Pawar in 2024
Pawar is taken into account a grasp tactician and a shrewd politician. He has maintained his affect within the area and on the nationwide stage for many years. Pawar was additionally being seen as a contender for Opposition’s PM candidate. However, being outsmarted by his nephew leaves Pawar in a clumsy state of affairs.
(Inputs from PTI)