MUMBAI: Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has announced the names of guardian ministers — district-wise — in the state. For starters, Chandrakant Patil will helm Pune, Deepak Kesarkar will steer Mumbai City and Kolhapur and the Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will handle Nagpur, Wardha, Amravati, Akola, Bhandara, and Gadchiroli districts. As Planning Minister, he will be responsibile for these districts.
The names of other Guardian Ministers are as follows:
Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil: Ahmednagar, Solapur.
Sudhir Mungantiwar: Chandrapur, Gondia.
Vijayakumar Gavit: Nandurbar.
Girish Mahajan: Dhule, Latur, Nanded.
Gulabrao Patil: Buldhana, Jalgaon.
Dada Bhuse: Nasik.
Sanjay Rathod: Yavatmal.
Suresh Khade: Sangli, Washim.
Sandipan Bhumre: Aurangabad (Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar)
Uday Samant: Ratnagiri, Raigad.
Tanaji Sawant: Parbhani, Osmanabad (Dharashiv).
Ravindra Chavan: Palghar, Sindhudurg.
Abdul Sattar: Hingoli.
Atul Save: Jalna, Beed.
Shambhuraj Desai: Satara, Thane.
Mangalprabhat Lodha: Mumbai Suburb.