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I will abide by high command's directives: Deshmukh

December 26, 2007 23:04 IST

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Facing criticism from his cabinet and party colleague Narayan Rane over the functioning of the state government, Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Wednesday said he will abide by the directives of his party leadership.

Replying to questions from newspersons, Deshmukh who was in Navi Mumbai to attend a function organised by Co-operation Minister Dr Patangrao Kadam, said Union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, who on Tuesday declared his willingness to enter state politics if the high command wished so, was a loyal Congressman.

"Similarly, I will also abide by directives of the leadership and take up any post given to me," he said.