Uddhav claims to form the government.

Uddhav claims to form the government.

New arrangement to take over tomorrow in Maharashtra; Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar dropped out of floor test

In a day of extraordinary and rapidly changing political developments, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari invited Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to form the next government after meeting leaders of Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) late on Tuesday night.

The oath-taking will take place on the evening of 28 November. The MVA must hand over the list of legislators supporting the new government to the governor before December 3.

Earlier, Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Congress leaders met Mr. Koshiyari and claimed to form the next government, with Uddhav Thackeray as Chief Minister.

The oath taking ceremony will take place at Shivaji Park Stadium, where the Shiv Sena holds its annual Dussehra rally. MLAs will be administered oath on Wednesday.

Tie up

Earlier in the evening, independent MLAs and three parties belonging to smaller parties like Samajwadi Party, farmer leader Raju Shetty's Swabhimani and Lok Bharati passed a resolution to form the coalition and unanimously elected Mr. Thackeray. As the leader of grouping.

The day's events were set with a hearing in the Supreme Court in the morning, at which the court requested Mr. Koshyari to ensure that a floor test was conducted on November 27 to determine whether Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis commands a majority in the assembly.

Setting the procedure for the floor test, a bench headed by Justice NV Ramana ordered the immediate appointment of a pro tem speaker solely to conduct the floor test and said that all elected members should take the oath of office before Wednesday At 5 pm

A few hours later, Mr. Fadnavis announced his resignation, stating that the BJP did not give a majority after his deputy Ajit Pawar of the NCP, citing "personal reasons".

The resignations came three days after Mr. Fadnavis and Mr. Ajit Pawar were sworn in early Saturday morning.

Lack of majority

Speaking to the media, Mr. Fadnavis said that the BJP believes that Mr. Ajit Pawar has brought the entire power of NCP with him to support. However, after Mr Pawar's resignation, the BJP did not have the numbers to cross the halfway mark of 145, he said.

He says, 'We believe that the party will not engage in any horse-trading, and we will not form the government. I have submitted my resignation to the Governor, ”said Mr. Fadnavis, BJP will sit in opposition for the next five years.

He also trained his guns on the Army-Congress-NCP alliance, which he said are only coming together for the longing for power.

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