As Saturday morning brought surprise and amazement to many with a 180-degree-turnaround in the Maharashtra politics, it once again reinforced the fact that Amit Anil Chandra Shah is the undisputed ”Chanakya”, when it comes to Indian politics.
What happened between 9 p.m. on Friday, when Sharad Pawar announced that consensus on Uddhav Thackeray”s name as Chief Minister was reached and 7.50 a.m. on Saturday, when Governor B.S. Koshiyari began swearing in a BJP-led government — it all had the stamp of the Shah politics written all over it — utmost secrecy, maintaining shock value and outsmarting the smartest one.
Sources say, there were massive disagreements between the NCP and the Congress on the post of Speaker. So much so, that the decibel levels increased.