Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray formally took charge of his office at the Mantralaya. He took charge shortly after 2 pm, entering the sixth floor office of the CM, outside which a plate bearing the name ‘Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray’ was put up.
When he reached Mantralaya, he paid floral tributes to the portrait of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the building.
Thackeray 59 , who is also the Shiv Sena president, was sworn-in as the chief minister on Thursday evening and presided over the first cabinet meeting on Thursday night.
Mumbai: Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray takes charge as Maharashtra Chief Minister. pic.twitter.com/Q5D4AcoLOf
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Uddhav is heading the government of a three-party alliance, ‘Maha Vikas Aghadi’ comprising the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress.
Besides Thackeray, six other ministers – two each from the Sena, the Congress and the NCP – also took oath.
On way to Mantralaya from the Thackeray family residence Matoshree in suburban Bandra, he stopped at the Hutatma Chowk in south Mumbai and paid tributes to martyrs.