Talks are likely to be held over the political future of Maharashtra as Shinde and his tribe of MLAs has settled at Radisson Blu hotel in Guwahati.
Meanwhile, the MLAs who accompanied Shinde are Pratap Sarnaik, Shrinivas Vanga, Anil Babar, Nitish Deshmukh, Lata Sonawane, Yamini Jadhav, Sanjay Sirsat, Mahendra Dalvi, Bharath Bhogvale, Prakash Surve, Suhas Kande, Bachchu Kadu, Narendra Bhondekar, Sanjay Gaikwad, Sanjay Bhashkar Raimulkar, Balaji Kinikar, Ramesh Bornare, Chimanrao Patil, Kishor Appa Patil, Nitin Tale, Sandeep Bhumre, Mahendra Thorve, Rajkumar Dayaram Patel, Dnyanraj Chougule, Pradeep Jaiswal, Prakashrao Abitkar, Shahajibapu Patil, Vishwanath Bhoir, Shantaram More, Tanaji Sawant, Mahesh More, Shambhuraj Desai, Udaysingh Rajput and Abdul Sattar.
Of them, Omprakash Babarao Kadu or Bachchu Kadu is an MLA from the Prahar Janshakti Party, while Narendra Bhondekar and Rajkumar Dayaram Patel are independent MLAs.
Shiv Sena leader Shinde arrived in Guwahati from Surat in Gujarat today morning. He was received by BJP’s Sushanta Borgohain and Pallab Lochan Das.
It may be noted that speculations are rife over the Maharashtra cabinet minister Shinde joining rivals Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). It all boiled from the incident of cross-voting in the Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC) polls.