Forty BJP and Latur Congress officials in Maharashtra have joined the Balasahebanchi Shiv Sena headed by Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, a CM party district official said on Tuesday.
Shinde was present at the event in Mumbai on Sunday when they joined his party.
Among those inducted are former BJP Latur tehsil president Balaji Adsul, former Zilla Parishad member Rajkumar Kalame and former corporator Prakash Patil Wanjarkhedkar.
“We worked against Congress leader and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh to strengthen the BJP, but today the situation is different,” Adsul said.
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