Maharashtra political crisis: BJP wins Uddhav-Shinde war, Fadnavis demands floor test

Pankaj Prasad
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BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in Mumbai at around 10 pm on Monday.

The political crisis of Maharashtra is not taking its name to stop. In the mutual fight between Shiv Sena and its rebel leader Eknath Shinde, now the BJP has also started killing the niece. After meeting Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP National President JP Nadda in Delhi on Monday, Leader of the Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly and former Chief Minister of the state Devendra Fadnavis met Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at around 10 pm on Monday in a letter. In which he demanded to conduct a floor test. In a letter to Governor Koshyari, he has mentioned that the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government has come down to a minority in the state. Some MLAs of Shiv Sena have turned rebel, who are not supporting the alliance.

Fadnavis handed over a letter to instruct to conduct floor test

According to media reports, the BJP swung into action on Tuesday after waiting for a week in the political crisis arising out of the revolt of Shiv Sena leader and minister Eknath Shinde in Maharashtra. Met Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. Fadnavis requested Koshyari to instruct the Uddhav Thackeray government to prove majority in the assembly.

39 MLAs of Shiv Sena rebel

BJP leader Fadnavis claims that the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government with the alliance of Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress has come down to a minority. Because 39 Shiv Sena MLAs of Shinde faction have said that they do not support the government. During the interaction with the media, Fadnavis said that therefore we have submitted a letter to the Governor, requesting him to ask the government to prove majority in the House.

Fadnavis met Koshyari at 10 pm

Fadnavis had met top BJP leaders in Delhi earlier in the day before meeting Koshyari at around 10 pm. According to sources, before Fadnavis reached the Raj Bhavan here, eight independent MLAs, who were earlier associated with Shiv Sena, sent emails from Guwahati demanding a floor test, claiming that the Thackeray government had lost majority. The rebel MLAs led by Shinde are also staying at the Guwahati hotel.