Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar was elected Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on Monday.
Ajit Pawar, who was Deputy Chief Minister, about a week ago became the Leader of Opposition. During the same period BJPâ€™s Devendra Fadnavis, who was Leader of Opposition assumed charge as Deputy Chief Minister.
The change of Government in Maharashtra saw the exchange of positions between Pawar and Fadnavis.Â Eknath Sinde-led government won the trust vote on Monday. The government bagged 164 votes in the 287 members House. Ninety-Nine votes were polled against the Shinde group of Shiv Sena and BJP alliance.
After proving the majority Ajit Pawar was elected Leader of Opposition.
The two-day special session of the Assembly ended on Monday. On Sunday Rahul Narvekar of BJP was elected the Speaker.