The Supreme Court on Sunday commenced hearing on a plea filed by the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress combine against the Maharashtra Governor’s decision to swear in Devendra Fadnavis as chief minister. Supreme Court issued notice to all parties. There will be no immediate floor test for Maharashtra. SC will hear matter again on Monday, November 25 at 10:30 AM. Supreme Court on Sunday issued notice on a Sena, NCP and Congress plea for an immediate floor test. The notices will go to the CM and Deputy CM. The court also orders that SG Tushar Mehta to produce the letters with the governor — one in which the BJP submitted its claims on having a majority and the other of the governor inviting Devendra Fadnavis to form a government.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Sunday asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to place before it on Monday morning the letters of the Governor recommending revocation of President’s Rule and inviting Devendra Fadnavis to form government in Maharashtra.
A bench of Justices N V Ramana, Ashok Bhushan and Sanjiv Khanna also issued notices to the Centre and Maharashtra government on a petition filed by the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress combine against the Maharashtra Governor’s decision to swear in Fadnavis as chief minister.