All NCP ministers tender resignation to state party chief

Mumbai: Close on the heels of Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar quitting his post, all NCP ministers in the Maharashtra Government have submitted their resignations to party’s state unit chief Madhukar Pichad.

“All ministers have submitted their resignations to me. Sharad Pawar is not in Delhi now. I will consult him to discuss the further course of action. The Legislature party of the NCP will meet at 2 pm tomorrow,” Pichad said.All NCP ministers and senior party leaders met Ajit Pawar at his official bungalow “Devgiri” after he announced his resignation.

NCP has 20 ministers in the state’s Democratic Front government, including the Deputy Chief Minister.Meanwhile, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan is also holding a meeting of state Congress ministers to take stock of the unfolding political situation.