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Preparations begin at Shivaji Park for Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray's swearing-in ceremony

Updated : 2019-11-28 10:09:04

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray will take oath as chief minister of Maharashtra on Thursday evening at the Shivaji Park in Mumbai. The oath taking ceremony will begin at 6:10 PM at the sprawling Shivaji Park, where his father and Sena founder Bal Thackeray addressed his famous Dussehra rallies. In a show of strength, the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) has invited Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, all Congress CMS, TMC supremo and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerji, AAP national convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, and DMK chief MK Stalin for the swearing in ceremony.

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, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (PTI Photo)
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, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Police personnel deployed at the Shivaji Park. (PTI Photo)
Police personnel deployed at the Shivaji Park. (PTI Photo)
Security personnel inspect Shivaji Park ahead of the swearing-in ceremony. (PTI Photo)
Security personnel inspect Shivaji Park ahead of the swearing-in ceremony. (PTI Photo)
Shiv Sena Bhawan illuminated ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray as Maharashtra chief minister, in Mumbai. (PTI Photo)
Shiv Sena Bhawan illuminated ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray as Maharashtra chief minister, in Mumbai. (PTI Photo)
Shivaji Park. (Photo: IANS)
Shivaji Park. (Photo: IANS)
Navi Mumbai: 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, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Navi Mumbai: 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, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (PTI Photo)
New Delhi: Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray invites Congress President Sonia Gandhi to attend the oath ceremony of his father. (PTI Photo)
New Delhi: Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray invites Congress President Sonia Gandhi to attend the oath ceremony of his father. (PTI Photo)
Aaditya Thackeray invites former PM Manmohan Singh to attend the oath ceremony of his father. (PTI Photo)
Aaditya Thackeray invites former PM Manmohan Singh to attend the oath ceremony of his father. (PTI Photo)
Maharashtra CM-designate Uddhav Thackeray presents a bouquet to Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari as the former's wife Rashmi Thackeray looks on, at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (Twitter/PTI Photo)
Maharashtra CM-designate Uddhav Thackeray presents a bouquet to Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari as the former's wife Rashmi Thackeray looks on, at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (Twitter/PTI Photo)
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