Politics Devendra Fadnavis quits as chief minister ahead of SC-ordered floor test, Uddhav Thackeray picked to be next CM Updated : November 27, 2019 06:44 AM IST While state NCP chief Jayant Patil proposed Thackeray's name as "the (next) chief minister", the State Congress chief Balasaheb Thorat seconded the proposal. The BJP with 105 MLAs is the single largest party while Sena's 56 MLAs along with the NCP and Congress' 54 and 44 legislators, respectively. Fadnavis handed over his resignation to the Governor after he announced his decision at a crowded news conference in Mumbai. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.