Maharashtra Government: NCP To Get Deputy CM Post; Speaker To Be From Congress: Praful Patel
NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray and other leaders during a meeting. (Source: PTI)

Maharashtra Government: NCP To Get Deputy CM Post; Speaker To Be From Congress: Praful Patel

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The Nationalist Congress Party will get deputy chief minister's post in the Maharashtra government, NCP leader Praful Patel said in Mumbai on Wednesday night.

The Congress will get Assembly Speaker's post, while the NCP will get deputy Speaker's post, Patel told reporters after a meeting of the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress in Mumbai.

He also said that alongwith Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray who will be sworn in as chief minister on Thursday evening, one or two members of each of the three parties will take oath as ministers.

There will be only one deputy CM's post in the government, he added.

Also read: Maharashtra Government: Sena, NCP Likely To Have 15 Ministers Each, Congress 13

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