Eknath Shinde to take oath as next Maharashtra chief minister at 7:30 pm

In a move that no one saw coming, rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde will take oath as Maharashtra Chief Minister at 7:30 pm today (Thursday, June 30), announced BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis.

Fadnavis, meanwhile, said he will stay out of the government and ensure that it runs smoothly.