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Uddhav Thackeray-led MVA wins trust vote in Maharashtra Assembly, gets 169 votes

Maharashtra Floor Test Live Updates: The Uddhav Thackeray-led MVA government won the floor test in Maharashtra assembly on Saturday. The alliance crossed the 145 mark with ease and secured 169 votes during trust-vote motion.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: Nov 30, 2019 15:00 IST
Uddhav Thackeray-led MVA wins trust vote in Maharashtra Assembly, gets 169 votes

The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi won the floor test in Maharashtra assembly on Saturday.

Governor BS Koshyari has asked Thackeray to prove majority by December 3.

NCP leader Dilip Walse Patil, who was appointed pro-tem speaker on Friday replacing Kalidas Kolambkar of the BJP, will conduct the floor test which will be held through a head count.

Thackeray was sworn-in as the chief minister on Thursday evening along with six other ministers - two each from the Sena, the Congress and the NCP. The MVA is an alliance of the Shiv Sena, NCP and the Congress.

Here are the updates:

02:08 PM IST

If this is new session, there should've been new order by Guv: Fadnavis

Fadnavis says, "The session held on 27th November concluded on the same day. If this is a new session for floor test, there should have been a new order by the Governor."

02:05 PM IST

Ex-CM Fadnavis says special session not in accordance with constitutional procedure

Former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis raises point of procedure : "The special session is not in accordance with the constitutional procedure"

02:03 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly proceedings begin

The floor test will be conducted by pro-tem Speaker Dileep Walse Patil and it is being telecast live.

01:59 PM IST

Uddhav Thackeray to face floor test shortly

Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray will face the floor test in Maharashtra Assembly in a short while from now.

01:58 PM IST

Sena, NCP, Cong issue whip to MLAs for floor test

All three partners of the Maha Vikas Aghadi - Shiv Sena, NCP and the Congress- have issued whip to their MLAs to remain present in Assembly ahead of Maharashtra floor test.

01:23 PM IST

Cong issues whip to MLAs to be present in Assembly for floor test

Congress has issued a three line whip to its MLAs directing them to remain present in the Maharashtra Assembly ahead of Uddhav Thackeray's floor test

01:02 PM IST

Uddhav Thackeray reaches Assembly ahead of floor test

Maharashtra chief minister Uddav Thackeray has reached Vidhan Bhavan. He paid tribute at the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the state Assembly premises ahead of the floor test.

12:55 PM IST

NCP leader Supriya Sule arrives at Vidhan Sabha

Nationalist Congress Party leader Supriya Sule arrives at Maharashtra Assembly ahead of floor test.

12:54 PM IST

Ex-CM Fadnavis reaches Vidhan Sabha ahead of floor test

Former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis reaches Vidhan Sabha ahead of the floor test of the Uddhav Thackeray-led MVA government.

<p>Ex-CM Fadnavis reaches Vidhan Sabha ahead of floor test</p>
Former CM Devendra Fadnavis reaches Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha, Nov 30, 2019
12:22 PM IST

Nana Patole files nomination for Speaker's post

Nana Patole of Congress files his nomination as the Maha Vikas Aghadi candidate for the post of Assembly Speaker.

He thanked party president Sonia Gandhi, NCP's Sharad Pawar and Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray for his nomination. "I am thankful to Sonia Gandhi, Uddhav Thackeray and Sharad Pawar for nominating me to post of speaker. The tradition Maharashtra legislature follows will be upheld. As speaker, I will work to ensure people of Maharashtra get justice in the assembly," Patole said.

<p>Nana Patole files nomination for Speaker's post</p>
Nana Patole of Congress files his nomination as the MVA candidate for the post of the Speaker of Maharashtra Assembly, Nov 30, 2019.
12:19 PM IST

Deputy CM post is with NCP, says Praful Patel

Nationalist Congress Party leader Praful Patel: "Deputy chief minister's post is with the NCP and we will fill up the post after Nagpur Assembly session which will end around 22nd December.": ANI

10:58 AM IST

BJP protests against changing pro-tem speaker

The BJP has protested against the Dilip Walse Patil being named pro-tem speaker by the Maha Vikas Aghadi. BJP's state unit chief Chandrakant Patil said, "They( MahaVikasAghadi) changed Pro-tem speaker from Kalidas Kolambkar to Dilip Walse Patil, this is legally wrong. The oath was also not taken as per rules; the new government is violating all rules. We are filing petition with Governor, and might also approach the Supreme Court."

10:48 AM IST

NCP to issue whip to its MLAs for floor test

NCP legislative party leader Jayant Patil will issue a whip at 12 noon, directing all the legislators to support the Uddhav Thackeray-led government. The floor test will be held at 2 pm today.

10:45 AM IST

BJP names Kisan Kathore as its candidate for Speaker's post

The Bharatiya Janata Party has declared Kisan Kathore as its candidate for the post of Maharashtra Assembly Speaker.

10:21 AM IST

Nana Patole named Cong candidate for assembly speaker post

Congress names Nana Patole as it's candidate for assembly speaker's post. The announcement made by state Congress president Balasaheb Thorat. The election for the post of Speaker will be held on Sunday.

First published: Nov 30, 2019 09:28 IST