He will remain the acting CM till a new government is formed, or an alternative arrangement is made.
Today, November 8, is the last day of the current term of the Maharashtra Assembly.
BJP not ready to discuss sharing of the chief minister's post with Sena, saying Fadnavis will be the next CM.
Sena's claim that it has the backing of 170 MLAs, was seen to be based on support by the NCP and Congress.
Caretaker Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was unanimously elected as the leader of BJP's legislature party yesterday.
The BJP is not ready to take turns in sharing the chief minister's post with the Shiv Sena.
In 2009, 2014 and 2019 parliamentary elections he was elected to the Lok Sabha as an NCP candidate from Satara.