Eknath Shinde officially takes charge as Maharashtra CM
On Thursday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde officially took charge of his post at the state secretariat Mantralaya in Mumbai. Before taking charge, a puja was held at the tastefully decorated office of the CM. He entered his chambers in the ministry, which is the administrative headquarters of the state, for the first time. His chamber had a large picture of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray and Shinde's mentor Anand Dighe next to it.