Following the expansion of the Uddhav Thackeray government’s cabinet in Maharashtra, rebellion has begun to be heard. Now Congress MLA from Jalna, Kailash Gorantyal has resigned. Angry at not getting a place in the cabinet, Gorantyal said that I have sent my resignation to the party president. I have been elected a MLA for the third time and I have worked for my people. Even then I was not made a minister. The dissatisfaction among the MLAs is increasing day by day after the cabinet expansion in Maharashtra.
Following the expansion of the Uddhav Thackeray government’s cabinet in Maharashtra, rebellion has begun to be heard.
The first note of dissent in the Congress was heard from Pune. On January 1, supporters of Pune MLA Sangram Thopte vandalized the Congress office as they were not given the post of minister. Not only, Praneeti Shinde, daughter of former Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, was also excluded from the cabinet. Supporters of Thopte have written letters to Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, while some have shown rebellious attitude towards the party.