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.
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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:
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."
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"
Maharashtra Assembly proceedings begin
The floor test will be conducted by pro-tem Speaker Dileep Walse Patil and it is being telecast live.
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.
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.
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
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.
NCP leader Supriya Sule arrives at Vidhan Sabha
Nationalist Congress Party leader Supriya Sule arrives at Maharashtra Assembly ahead of floor test.
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.
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.
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
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."
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.
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.
First published: Nov 30, 2019 09:28 IST