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Maharshtra Food and Civil Supplies Minister Chagan Bhujbal arrives at the State Assembly in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray along with Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Speaker and other ministers greet Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at the State Assembly in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray along with Maharashtra legislative Assembly speaker and other ministers wait outside the Assembly to greet Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at the State Assembly in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray greets Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray after taking oath as cabinet minister during the swearing in ceremony for State cabinet expansion at Vidhan Bhavan in Mumbai.

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NCP leader Dhananjay Munde greets Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari during the swearing in ceremony for State cabinet expansion at Vidhan Bhavan in Mumbai.

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Congress leader Ashok Chavan greets Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari during the swearing in ceremony for State cabinet expansion at Vidhan Bhavan in Mumbai.

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NCP leader Ajit Pawar shakes hands with Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray during the swearing in ceremony for State cabinet expansion at Vidhan Bhavan in Mumbai. Pawar took oath as the Deputy Maharashtra Chief Minister today.

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Shiv Sena leader Aditya Thackeray during the swearing in ceremony for Maharashtra cabinet expansion at Vidhan Bhavan in Mumbai.

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NCP leader Ajit Pawar greets Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari during the swearing in ceremony for State cabinet expansion at Vidhan Bhavan in Mumbai. Pawar took oath as the Deputy of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray today.

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Nationalist Congress Party supporters celebrate after party leader Ajit Pawar took oath as the deputy chief minister of Maharashtra, in Solapur, Maharashtra.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray presents an award to a probationer during passing out parade of probationary police sub-inspectors at the Maharashtra Police Academy (MPA), in Nashik.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray addresses a passing out parade of probationary police sub-inspectors at the Maharashtra Police Academy (MPA), in Nashik.

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NCP President Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray shake hands during a joint press conference, in Mumbai. Also seen is Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray.

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Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray along with NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena MLAs take a pledge during a gathering to display their strength, at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray gestures after he was chosen as the nominee for Maharashtra chief minister's post by Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, during a meeting in Mumbai. NCP chief Sharad Pawar and other leaders are also seen.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray greets his supporters after taking oath as the 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra, at Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Rural Development Minister Chhagan Bhujbal with Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Zilla Parishad building, in Nashik.

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Cricket legends Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar meet Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray at his residence in Mumbai. Shiv Sena MLA Aaditya Thackeray is also seen.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thakeray and Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Nana Patole along with his cabinet Ministers and leaders from opposition party pose for a group photograph at the premise of Vidhan Bhawan, in Nagpur.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thakeray greets his cabinet Ministers as he arrives for a group photograph at the premise of Vidhan Bhawan, in Nagpur.

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Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Nana Patole during 'At Home' reception hosted by the former at Raj Bhawan, in Nagpur.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Shiv Sena leader Aditya Thackeray arrive on the first day of the Winter Session of Maharashtra State Assembly at Vidhan Bhawan, in Nagpur.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray greets Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar on his 79th birthday, in Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcome by chief minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray on his arrives at Pune.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray with Municipal Commissioner Praveen Pardeshi leaves BMC headquarters after their meeting, in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari during an event to pay tribute to Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar on his 64th Mahaparinirvan Diwas, at Chaityabhoomi, Dadar in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray along with his son Shiv Sena MLA Aaditya Thackeray visits Swami Samarth Maharaj Math in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray meets Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP Supriya Sule as Yuva Sena Chief Aaditya Thackeray looks on, in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and State Assembly Speaker Nana Patole wait to receive Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Vidhan Bhavan for State Assembly session in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and State Assembly Speaker Nana Patole with Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Vidhan Bhavan, for State Assembly session, in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray receives Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Vidhan Bhavan for State Assembly session in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray arrives at Vidhan Bhavan for the Assembly session in Mumbai.

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Congress MLA Nana Patole being greeted by Maharshtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and other leaders after he was elected unopposed as State Assembly Speaker, in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray pays tribute to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the state Assembly premises, ahead of the floor test, in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray after the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance won the floor test in the Maharashtra Assembly, in Mumbai.

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NCP leader Ajit Pawar gestures as he leaves after the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance won the floor test in the Maharashtra Assembly, outside the Vidhan Bhawan in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray along with MLAs after the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance won the floor test in the Maharashtra Assembly, in Mumbai.

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Congress MLA Nana Patole files his nomination for Maharashtra Assembly Speaker’s post as senior NCP and Congress leaders look on, in Mumbai.

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Congress leader Prithviraj Chauhan with other MLA's outside the State Assembly after the floor test, in Mumbai.

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Congress leader and in-charge for Maharashtra Mallikarjun Kharge, Maharashtra Congress president Balasaheb Thorat with other MLA's outside the State Assembly after the floor test, in Mumbai.

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Former CM and opposition leader Devendra Fadnavis outside the State Assembly during the floor test, in Mumbai.

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NCP leader Ajit Pawar gestures as he leaves after the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance won the floor test in the Maharashtra Assembly, outside the Vidhan Bhawan in Mumbai.

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Congress MLA Nana Patole, candidate for Maharashtra assembly speaker, leaves the State Assembly after the floor test, in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Congress president Balasaheb Thorat flashes victory sign with other MLA's outside the State Assembly after the floor test, in Mumbai. Thackeray-led Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance won the floor test with 169 MLAs voting in favour of the motion of confidence.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray after paying tribute to martyrs at Hutatma Chowk (Martyrs' Square), in South Mumbai. Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar is also seen.

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Newly-sworn in Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray along with his family members visits Siddhivinayak Temple, in Mumbai.

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Newly elected Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray along with ministers addresses media at Sahyadri Guest House after the first cabinet meeting, in Mumbai.

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Newly elected Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray addresses media at Sahyadri Guest House after the first cabinet meeting, in Mumbai.

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Congress supporters celebrate the coalition government formation in Maharashtra, outside AICC HQ in New Delhi.

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An iluminated view of Shiv Sena Bhawan, as traffic plies slowly after the swearing-in ceremony of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, in Mumbai.

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Aerial view of Shivaji Park during the Maharashtra ministry swearing-in ceremony, in Mumbai.

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Newly sworn-in leader of Maharashtra ministry NCP's Chhagan Bhujbal speaks, at Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

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NCPs Praful Patel, Ajit Pawar and Congress leaders Kapil Sibal and others during the swearing-in ceremony of newly-formed Maharashtra government, at Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

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Leaders of various political parties stand for the national anthem during a swearing-in-ceremony of Shiv Sena party leader Uddhav Thackeray as chief minister of Maharashtra state during a swearing-in-ceremony in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray with his wife Rashmi and son Aaditya meets NCP President Sharad Pawar during the swearing-in ceremony of Maharashtra Ministry, at Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray greets his supporters after taking oath as the 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra, at Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray greets his supporters after taking oath as the 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra, at Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray takes oath as the 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra, at Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

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Newly sworn-in Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray greets his aunt Kunda Thackeray, at Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari with the newly sworn-in 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray, at Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

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A crowd gathers to watch the swearing-in-ceremony of Shiv Sena party President Uddhav Thackeray as the chief minister of Maharashtra state at Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

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Aerial view of Shivaji Park during the Maharashtra ministry swearing-in ceremony, in Mumbai.

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Supporters of Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Congress party shout slogans as they wait for the swearing-in ceremony of Shiv Sena party leader Uddhav Thackeray as chief minister of Maharashtra state in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena party leader Uddhav Thackeray, right, is congratulated by his son Aaditya Thackeray after he took oath as chief minister of Maharashtra state during a swearing-in-ceremony in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray greets his supporters after swearing-in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, at Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

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Newly sworn-in Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray with his wife Rashmi, acknowledges his supporters, at Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

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NCP leader Ajit Pawar speaks during the party MLAs' meeting in Mumbai.

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Workers carry a wooden plank as preparations are in full swing for the swearing-in ceremony of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray as Maharashtra chief minister, at Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

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Security personnel inspect Shivaji Park ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray as Maharashtra chief minister, in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena Bhawan illuminated ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray as Maharashtra chief minister, in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena supporters celebrate ahead of the party chief Uddhav Thackeray's swearing-in as Maharashtra chief minister, at Shivaji Chowk, Vashi, in Navi Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray invites Congress President Sonia Gandhi to attend the oath ceremony of his father and party chief Uddhav Thackeray as Maharashtra Chief Minister, in New Delhi.

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Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray invites former PM Manmohan Singh to attend the oath ceremony of his father and party chief Uddhav Thackeray as Maharashtra Chief Minister, in New Delhi.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister-designate Uddhav Thackeray leaves after attending a meeting of Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi leaders at YB Chavan Centre, in Mumbai.

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NCP leader Ajit Pawar leaves after attending a meeting of Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi leaders at YB Chavan Centre, in Mumbai.

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NCP leaders Supriya Sule and Ajit Pawar during a special session of Maharashtra Assembly, at Vidhan Bhawan in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena chief and CM designate Uddhav Thackeray arrives for the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi's meeting at YB Chavan centre, in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena chief and CM designate Uddhav Thackeray arrives for the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi's meeting at YB Chavan centre, in Mumbai.

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NCP leader Supriya Sule greets Shiv Sena leader Aditya Thackeray during a special session of Maharashtra Assembly, Vidhan Bhawan, in Mumbai.

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NCP MLA Rohit Pawar and Shiv Sena MLA Aaditya Thackeray pose for a photo at Vidhan Bhawan during the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, in Mumbai. A special session of the 14th Assembly commenced to administer oath to the newly-elected members

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Congress MLAs Dhiraj Deshmukh and Amit Deshmukh at Maharashtra Assembly, in Mumbai.

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President of the Shiv Sena party Uddhav Thackeray waves to supporters as he leaves after he was elected to lead the Shiv Sena, Congress party and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) alliance in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra state lawmakers from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) display the victory sign as their arrive to hold a meeting in Mumbai. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis from the Bharatiya Janata Party, who was sworn-in on Nov. 23, resigned from the position on Tuesday.

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'Maha Vikas Aghadi' MLAs and leaders submitted a letter to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari declaring Shiv Sena Chief Udhhav Thackeray as their leader at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray with NCP chief Sharad Pawar after he was chosen as the nominee for Maharashtra chief minister's post by Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, during a meeting in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray pays tribute to party founder & his father Balasaheb Thackeray, at Matoshree (Thackeray residence), after getting elected as 'Maha Vikas Aghadi' (NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena alliance) CM candidate, in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena workers celebrate outside the party office Shiwalaya as the party is set to stake claim to form an alliance goverment in Maharashtra, in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray gestures after he was chosen as the nominee for Maharashtra chief minister's post by Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, during a meeting in Mumbai. NCP chief Sharad Pawar and other leaders are also seen.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray's wife Rashmi, sons Tejas and Aaditya and other family members after the Shiv Sena chief was chosen as the nominee for Maharashtra chief minister's post by Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, during a meeting in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray being greeted after he was chosen as the nominee for Maharashtra chief minister's post by Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, during a meeting in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray being greeted by NCP chief Sharad Pawar after he was chosen as the nominee for Maharashtra chief minister's post by Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, during a meeting in Mumbai.

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NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray and other leaders during a meeting of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance to pick Thackeray as their nominee for Maharashtra chief minister's post, during a meeting in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray being greeted by party leader Sanjay Raut after he was chosen as the nominee for Maharashtra chief minister's post by Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, during a meeting in Mumbai.

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