Chief Minister Shinde welcomed the court’s decision on changing the names of Aurangabad and Osmanabad.

Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar. Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Wednesday welcomed the Bombay High Court’s decision on changing the names of Aurangabad and Osmanabad to Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar and Dharashiv respectively, saying those opposing the move are associated with the opposition Mahavikas Aghadi (MVA) alliance. . Addressing reporters here, Shinde said the then MVA government’s decision to rename Aurangabad and Osmanabad in June 2022 was “illegal” as the ruling coalition lost its majority following the rebellion of a section of the undivided Shiv Sena under his (Shinde) leadership. Had finished.

After Shinde became the Chief Minister on June 30, 2022 after the fall of the MVA government, his cabinet approved changing the name of Aurangabad to Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar and Osmanabad to Dharashiv. A government resolution to change the name was passed on July 16, 2022 and then sent to the central government for approval. He said, “Bombay High Court today (May 8) recognized the changed names Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar and Dharashiv. The dream of (Shiv Sena founder) late Balasaheb Thackeray has been fulfilled. “Some people who opposed the decision and went to court were from the MVA.”

“This (court decision) is a lesson for those who opposed the renaming of Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar,” Shinde said. There was a deep connection between Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar city and Balasaheb Thackeray. The people who were in the government for two and a half years took the decision to change the name at the very last moment after our rebellion, which was illegal. Earlier, the High Court had rejected several petitions challenging the state government’s decision to change the name of Aurangabad district to Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar and Osmanabad to Dharashiv.

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