Satish Chaturvedi likely to follow suit after son Dushyant joins Shiv Sena


Radhika Dhawad | Jun 23, 2019 17:52

Dushyant Chaturvedi, son of former Congress minister Satish Chaturvedi, joined the Shiv Sena at ‘Matoshree’ in Mumbai today.
L to R: Dushyant Chaturvedi, Satish Chaturvedi
L to R: Dushyant Chaturvedi, Uddhav Thackeray at Matoshree

Dushyant Chaturvedi, son of former Congress minister from Nagpur Satish Chaturvedi, joined the Shiv Sena at party chief Uddhav Thackeray’s residence ‘Matoshree’ in Mumbai. Dushyant, who joined the party on Sunday at 5 pm, is likely to be made the party in charge of the city.

L to R: Dushyant Chaturvedi, Uddhav Thackeray at Matoshree

It has been speculated that Dushyant might contest the state assembly elections from East or South Nagpur. Just when reports of Dushyant joining the party were doing the rounds, it was also rumoured in political circuits that his father, who served as a Congress loyalist for 40 years, would also join the Shiv Sena soon.

L to R: Dushyant Chaturvedi, Uddhav Thackeray at Matoshree
L to R: Dushyant Chaturvedi, Uddhav Thackeray at Matoshree

Former MLA from East Nagpur, Satish Chaturvedi was a minister in the Congress-NCP government. He was expelled from the party in 2018 for allegedly encouraging rebel candidates during the 2017 municipal elections in Nagpur.

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