Udbhav Thackeray Sends Son To Invite Sonia Gandhi But Calls Up To Invite Modi
Thackerays have prepared a long list of invitees for the swearing-in ceremony of the first Thackeray on the eve of 28th November at Shivaji Park in Dadar in central Mumbai.
First Thackeray to become chief minister
Udbhav Thackeray, son of Bal Thackeray and chief of Shiv Sena, is all set to become chief minister of Maharashtra after end of high-octane political drama of swearing-in and then resignation of Devendra Fadnavis. Udbhav Thackeray would become the 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
List of invitees
Aditya Thackeray flew to New Delhi to invite Congress President Sonia Gandhi for the swearing-in ceremony. Former PM Manmohan Singh is also invited to the ceremony. Another VIP in the list of Thackeray invitees is Rahul Gandhi.
Udbhav Thackeray himself called up PM Narendra Modi to seek his blessings and invite him to be present at his swearing-in ceremony. It is going to be a historic event as Thackerays have 40,000 special invitees and 700 farmers.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee are on the list of invitees. Also, ex-UP CM Akhilesh Yadav and DMK chief are also invited to the ceremony. But only Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath and Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel have confirmed their presence.
Business leaders and Bollywood invitees
Thackerays want to start their first inning as CM with good notes and for this reason they have invited Mukesh Ambani and Ratan Tata to the ceremony. Also, there would be Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Anil Kapoor and Salman Khan from Bollywood.