The Shiv Sena (UBT) on Monday eliminated Pandurang Sakpal because the social gathering’s South Mumbai vibhag pramukh, changing him with Anand Shinde.
A staunch Sena loyalist, Sakpal was thought-about near social gathering founder Balasaheb Thackeray and was the South Mumbai vibhag pramukh for a very long time. The sudden shuffle has shocked many and there are additionally talks of inner rift.
Whilst social gathering functionaries claimed Sakpal’s exit was a part of routine shuffle of office-bearers, there’s hypothesis that he could have fallen out with Sena’s South Mumbai MP Arvind Sawant. “It isn’t that solely Sakpal has been changed. Previously six-seven months, many new appointments have been achieved. This shuffle is completed on routine foundation to make sure each social gathering functionary will get a chance,” a Sena (UBT) functionary mentioned, including that final month three vibhag pramukhs have been modified.