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Sunday, Dec 08, 2019

Maharashtra Live| BJP MLAs to meet at 9 PM ahead of floor test tomorrow

Maharashtra Govt Formation Live: In its order on the petition filed by NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena, Supreme Court has ordered that Devendra Fadnavis must face trust vote tomorrow by 5 pm.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: Nov 26, 2019 13:57 IST
Maharashtra Live| BJP MLAs to meet at 9 PM ahead of floor test tomorrow
Reality of BJP's claim will be exposed tomorrow, said Prithviraj Chavan

Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered Devendra Fadnavis-led Maharashtra government to face a floor test by 5 pm tomorrow.

Ahead of the Supreme Court order, the Shiv Sena, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Congress in an unprecedented show of strength on Monday evening, claimed to have the numbers to form the government in Maharashtra.

Lawmakers from the three parties who gathered at a Mumbai hotel, publicly pledged their support to their Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi combine as senior leaders claimed the support of 162 MLAs, well above the majority mark of 145 in the 288-member assembly.

01:56 PM IST

MLAs of NCP, Shiv Sena, Congress to hold a joint meeting at 5 pm

MLAs of NCP, Shiv Sena and Congress to hold a joint meeting at 5 pm today to elect the leader of their alliance.

01:40 PM IST

Meeting of NCP and Shiv Sena leaders underway

Meeting of NCP and Shiv Sena leaders underway at Sofitel Hotel in Mumbai. Leaders including Sharad Pawar, Praful Patel, Jayant Patil, Supriya Sule, Chhagan Bhujbal,Uddhav Thackeray, Aaditya Thackeray and Sanjay Raut present : ANI

01:01 PM IST

BJP MLAs to meet at 9 PM ahead of floor test tomorrow

"We will respect the apex court verdict. BJP held its core group meeting after the Supreme Court results. We decided that we will call all our MLAs at Garware Club tonight at 9 pm" said BJP senior leader and Union minister Raosaheb Danve.

12:59 PM IST

Happy with SC's verdict, our leaders will form a govt: Rohit Rajendra Pawar

Rohit Rajendra Pawar, grandson of Sharad Pawar and MLA from the Karjat -Jamkhed constituency said, "I am happy with the Supreme Court decision. Our leaders able to form a government."

12:32 PM IST

Maharashtra Cong president Balasaheb Thorat elected Legislative Party leader

Maharashtra Congress President Balasaheb Thorat elected Congress Legislative Party leader: ANI

12:19 PM IST

NCP's Sharad Pawar, Nawab Malik reach Sofitel Hotel to meet other senior party leaders

NCP Chief Sharad Pawar and party leader Nawab Malik reach Sofitel Hotel to meet senior NCP leaders.

11:54 AM IST

Ajit Pawar meets Devendra Fadnavis

Ajit Pawar meets Devendra Fadnavis after SC ordered the Fadnavis-led Maharashtra government to face a floor test by 5 pm tomorrow.

11:43 AM IST

'SC has given 30 hours, we can prove majority in 30 minutes': Sanjay Raut

"Truth has won. The court has given 30 hours, we can prove majority in 30 minutes," said Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut.

11:29 AM IST

'Truth alone shall win', NCP’s chief spokesperson Nawab Malik tweeted

“Satyamev Jayate, BJP ka khel khatm” (truth alone shall win, end of the BJP’s game),” NCP’s chief spokesperson Nawab Malik tweeted in Hindi after the court ruling on Tuesday.

11:28 AM IST

'BJP's game is over': NCP

Supreme Court’s order for a floor test in Maharashtra assembly on Wednesday means that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s “game is over”, said Sharad Pawar’s Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday said.

11:23 AM IST

Constitution respected on Constitution Day: Prithviraj Chavan

Shiv Sena, Congress, NCP satisfied with SC order of floor test in Maharashtra assembly, Constitution respected on Constitution Day: Prithviraj Chavan.

11:21 AM IST

Reality of BJP's claim will be exposed tomorrow: Prithviraj Chavan

Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan is confident of three-party alliance's majority in Maha assembly. The reality of BJP's claim will be exposed tomorrow, he said.

11:20 AM IST

SC's decision a slap for 'illegitimate' BJP-Ajit Pawar govt: Congress

SC decision on Maharashtra floor test is slap for 'illegitimate' BJP-Ajit Pawar govt which held 'mandate' hostage, says Congress spokesperson.

11:18 AM IST

Truth shall prevail; it can't be defeated, says Shiv Sena

Truth shall prevail; it can't be defeated, says Shiv Sena on SC ruling on Maharashtra political crisis: PTI

11:17 AM IST

Leaders arrive at Fadnavis' residence for BJP core committee meeting

Ashish Shelar, Raosaheb Danve, Girish Mahajan, Bhupendra Yadav and other BJP leaders arrive at the residence of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for party's core committee meeting.

First published: Nov 26, 2019 08:02 IST