In another dramatic twist to the Maharashtra government drama, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has reportedly recommended President’s Rule in the state and sent a report on the same to the Centre.
The recommendation was made ahead of the cabinet meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi before his departure for the BRICS summit in Brazil .
According to media reports Shiv Sena has may to move court to the Supreme Court on the Governor’s President’s Rule recommendation. They have pointed out how could a Governor recommend President’s Rule when the time for the NCP to stake claim has not yet lapsed?
Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi tweeted
Governor of Maharashtra cannot give 48 hours to #ShivaSena for #MaharashtraGovtFormation but BJP can avail 5 weeks in other states is an arbitrary use of power by the Governor. This is what happens when constitutional posts are used to further political motivations.
— Abhishek Singhvi (@DrAMSinghvi) November 12, 2019
NCP was given time till 8: 30 pm Tuesday . According to ANI , report, Uddhav Thackeray has talked to Kapil Sibal and Ahmed Patel over the issue.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar earlier in the day went and met shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut in the hospital. Raut is in the hospital after undergoing an angioplasty.