Uddhav Thackeray is the first member from his family to take over the top job in Maharashtra. (Photo Credit: Twitter)
After chairing his first-ever Cabinet meeting as Maharashtra chief minister, Uddhav Thacekray on Thursday assured the people of the state of a good government and vowed to help farmers in a manner which will make them happy. "I want to assure the people of the state that we will give a good government. I want to help the farmers in a manner which will make them happy," Thackeray said. Meanwhile, Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has vacated the official residence in South Mumbai. Sources said that Fadnavis, who hails from Nagpur, and his family members will continue to reside in the metropolis and that is why he has started hunting for a new house in Mumbai.
According to a police official posted at ‘Varsha’, the official CM bungalow in the upscale Malabar Hill area, a vehicle of a professional packers and movers company arrived in the afternoon to shift belongings of Fadnavis.
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