The apex court has ordered a majority trial tomorrow, November 27. So tomorrow the Fadnavis government will have to prove its majority.
IMP points of court decision
-Maharashtra majority test tomorrow
-Take the majority test by 5pm tomorrow
-Don’t want secret ballot
– Live telecast will take place.
Meanwhile, General Counsel Tushar Mehta yesterday launched a debate on behalf of the Governor. He had made a preliminary objection to the court’s review of the governor’s decision.
Tushar Mehta gave the letter of 54 MLAs as the leader of the NCP . he said Ajit Pawar’s is CLP on November 22
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Sc tell that it is necessary to have a floor test to avoid horse trading, the apex court on Tuesday also asked Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to appoint a pro-tem speaker and ensure that all elected members of the House are sworn in on Wednesday itself.
The entire exercise will be telecast live and has to be completed by 5 pm, said a bench comprising Justices N V Ramana, Ashok Bhushan and Sanjiv Khanna.
“In the present case, oath has not been administered to the newly elected MLAs…In the present scenario to avoid horse trading it is necessary to have a floor test to determine the majority in the house,” the bench said.
“We are of the considered opinion that the governor should ensure a floor test,” it said.
The apex court concluded the brief proceeding by saying that replies to the main petition filed by the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress combine against the governor’s decision to swear Fadnavis as chief minister will be done in eight weeks.
The court said it was necessary to pass an interim order for a floor test to uphold democratic values and the citizens’ rights to good governance.
It was imperative for the court to be cognisant of the prevailing circumstances, the bench added.