After the failure of the conspiracy to install a new government in Maharashtra in a surprise, early-morning oath-taking in 2019, Devendra Fadnavis mandated Ajit Pawar with the task of hatching a new conspiracy. It was decided that a situation would be created that would force the Shiv Sena MLAs to abandon the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) and join the camp of Ajit Pawar and Fadnavis. While Fadnavis brought the MVA government under pressure, using the services of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED), Ajit Pawar began egging on the MLAs to revolt by humiliating them. This conspiratorial agenda was successfully executed. Peshwai Brahmin Fadnavis was confident that Ajit Pawar, a feudal Maratha, was eminently capable of humiliating the MLAs.