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Maharashtra CM Deshmukh's resignation accepted
December 03, 2008 21:55 IST
Last Updated: December 03, 2008 22:32 IST
The Congress party on Wednesday night accepted the resignation of Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in
The announcement of the acceptance of the 63-year old chief minister's resignation from came from senior Congress
Congress' central observers will be in Mumbai on Thursday and a new leader will be chosen thereafter.
The terror attacks earlier took the political toll of Union Home Minster Shivraj Patil [Images] and R R Patil as deputy chief minister of Maharashtra who owned moral responsibility for failing to avert the terror attacks.
The names of Shinde and Prithviraj Chavan as also Maharashtra minister Ashok Chavan are also doing the rounds for the top job while a section of the party also feels that former state minister Govindrao Adik is also an aspirant.
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