Big jolt to BJP in Maharashtra as senior leader Eknath Khadse leaves party, set to join NCP

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Khadse will be joining Nationalist Congress Party, according to an announcement by NCP leader and Maharashtra Minister Jayant Patil.
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Published on October 21, 2020 -  02:32
Eknath Khadse resigns from BJP, will be inducted in NCP on Oct 23
Eknath Khadse sent resignation to Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP's) president Chandrakant Patil on October 21. He wrote, "I am resigning from the primary membership of BJP due to personal reasons." Addressing the press conference, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Maharashtra minister, Jayant Patil said, "Eknath Khadse promoted BJP in Maharashtra over years. I have been informed that BJP leader Eknath Khadse has resigned from his party. We have decided to give him an entry in NCP." "He will be formally inducted into NCP at 02:00 pm on Friday (October 23)," he added.

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