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Mumbai, Aug 9 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Tuesday finally got his cabinet of ministers as 18 new faces took oath 40 days after Shinde and his deputy Devendra Fadnavis were sworn in.
The 18 new ministers, nine each from the BJP and the Shiv Sena (Shinde group), took oath at the Raj Bhavan.
Those who joined the cabinet are: BJP’s state president Chandrakant Patil, Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, Sudhir Mungantiwar, Suresh Khade, Girish Mahajan, Ravindra Chavhan, Mangal Prabhat Lodha, Vijaykumar Gavit, and Atul Save.
From Shinde’s group are Dada Bhuse, Shambhuraje Desai, Sandeepan Bhumre, Uday Samant, Tanaji Sawant, Abdul Sattar, Deepak Kesarkar, Gulabrao Patil and Sanjay Rathaud.
Shinde earlier met Shiv Sena legislators at the Sahyadri guest house in south Mumbai apparently to pacify those who will not be sworn in.