Fadnavis is leader of the opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly

MUMBAI: The leader of the legislative party of the BJP was named Sunday Leader of the opposition in the State Assembly.

President Nana Patole made the announcement in the House.

Patole said the BJP is being granted opposition party status in the Assembly and that Fadnavis will be the new opposition leader.

CM and some ministers greeted Fadnavis, former CM, after Patole made the announcement.