Mumbai: 1st cabinet expansion of Udhdhav Thackeray led Maha Vikas Aghadi govt takes place in Mumbai. Ajit Pawar takes oath as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister, Ashok Chavan gets cabinet rank in Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government.
Total 36 Ministers take oath on Monday. 26 are cabinet ministers and 10 are Ministers of State. The leaders who took oath as Cabinet ministers are: Ashok Chavan, Dilip Wase Patil, Dhananjay Munde, Vijay Waddettiiwar, Anil Deshmukh, Hasan Mushrif, Varsha Gaikwad, Rajendra Shingane, Nawab Malik, Rajesh Tope, Sunil Kedar, Sanjay Rathod, Gulab Patil, Anil Deshmukh, Dada Bhuse, Jitendra Awhad, Sandeep Bhumare, Balasaheb Patil, Yashomati Thakur, Anil Parab, Uday Samant, K C Padvi, Aslam Shaikh and Aaditya Thackeray.