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Picture of Shinde’s son sitting in CM’s chair goes viral

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Picture of Shinde's son sitting in CM’s chair goes viral

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MUMBAI:  An image of Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde’s son Shrikant sitting within the CM’s chair has gone viral, drawing Opposition barbs that Shrikant is a ‘super CM’ and that he ought to respect the dignity of the chair. Shrikant Shinde is a Lok Sabha MP.

“The Opposition is trying to malign my image. The place in the photo is our private residence in Thane, where my father and I have attended to people’s problems for years. It is not an official residence of the CM nor his government office,” stated Shrikant. 

He stated he was a two-term MP and was conscious of the protocol. “Today, the CM  had a video conference, for which the ‘Maharashtra government’ board was kept behind the chair, but I did not know that. Someone has done mischief by secretly clicking photos and sharing them,” stated the CM’s son.  In the image, Shrikant Shinde, the MP from Kalyan, is seen sitting in a chair with a board with “Maharashtra Government-Chief Minister” written behind. 

In an obvious jibe at Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, he additionally stated his father works for 18 to twenty hours a day, and “unlike earlier chief ministers who sat in one place, he is always on the move.” Thackeray had confronted criticism for not often stepping out of house when he was chief minister in the course of the coronavirus pandemic. The state NCP’s youth wing chief Ravi Varpe shared the viral image on social media. “Best needs to Shrikant Shinde for turning into the tremendous CM. In the absence of the Chief Minister, his son is in control of the CM’s put up. What form of Raj Dharma is that this?’’ 

Varpe claimed that the picture that he had uploaded in his tweet was from the CM’s official residence. “The chief minister is busy at Ganapati Mandals the responsibility of seeing the work of other people in the state has been given to Srikant Shinde,” he stated.  Meanwhile, Shiv Sena MLC and spokesperson Manisha 
Kayande additionally criticised the CM over the viral image.

‘My father always on the move, not like older CMs’

In an obvious jibe at Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, he additionally stated his father works for 18 to twenty hours a day, and “unlike earlier chief ministers who sat in one place, he is always on the move.”  Thackeray had confronted criticism for not often stepping out of house  when he was chief minister in the course of the coronavirus pandemic

MUMBAI:  An image of Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde’s son Shrikant sitting within the CM’s chair has gone viral, drawing Opposition barbs that Shrikant is a ‘super CM’ and that he ought to respect the dignity of the chair. Shrikant Shinde is a Lok Sabha MP.

“The Opposition is trying to malign my image. The place in the photo is our private residence in Thane, where my father and I have attended to people’s problems for years. It is not an official residence of the CM nor his government office,” stated Shrikant. 

He stated he was a two-term MP and was conscious of the protocol. “Today, the CM  had a video conference, for which the ‘Maharashtra government’ board was kept behind the chair, but I did not know that. Someone has done mischief by secretly clicking photos and sharing them,” stated the CM’s son.  In the image, Shrikant Shinde, the MP from Kalyan, is seen sitting in a chair with a board with “Maharashtra Government-Chief Minister” written behind. 

In an obvious jibe at Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, he additionally stated his father works for 18 to twenty hours a day, and “unlike earlier chief ministers who sat in one place, he is always on the move.” Thackeray had confronted criticism for not often stepping out of house when he was chief minister in the course of the coronavirus pandemic. The state NCP’s youth wing chief Ravi Varpe shared the viral image on social media. “Best needs to Shrikant Shinde for turning into the tremendous CM. In the absence of the Chief Minister, his son is in control of the CM’s put up. What form of Raj Dharma is that this?’’ 

Varpe claimed that the picture that he had uploaded in his tweet was from the CM’s official residence. “The chief minister is busy at Ganapati Mandals the responsibility of seeing the work of other people in the state has been given to Srikant Shinde,” he stated.  Meanwhile, Shiv Sena MLC and spokesperson Manisha 
Kayande additionally criticised the CM over the viral image.

‘My father always on the move, not like older CMs’

In an obvious jibe at Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, he additionally stated his father works for 18 to twenty hours a day, and “unlike earlier chief ministers who sat in one place, he is always on the move.”  Thackeray had confronted criticism for not often stepping out of house  when he was chief minister in the course of the coronavirus pandemic