In Sena vs Sena, Shinde Camp’s new move for legislative council members
Sources say that Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has reported in writing to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari seeking to withdraw 12 names proposed by Maha Vikas Aghadi government led by Uddhav Thackeray for vacant seats in State Legislative Council.
Eknath Shinde sought to withdraw 12 names proposed by Thackeray government for nomination to the Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra from the Governor’s quota, citing a change in political leadership in the state, it is known.
Sources say Mr. Shinde will soon provide a list of new names to the governor.
Thackeray Association proposed 12 names in November 2020, however, Governor Koshyari upheld the decision on pending nominations.
The Shinde faction, claiming to be Bal Thackeray’s “original” Shiv Sena, was also locked in a political controversy with the Thackeray camp because of Shiv Sena’s voting symbol – a “bow”.
Last month, the Supreme Court moved the case to the bench and directed the Election Commission not to pass any orders over the Shinde faction’s plea that it be considered the real Shiv Sena and granted a vote. party poll.
“The five-judge bench will decide on the symbolism regarding the Electoral Commission’s progress from the outset,” the Supreme Court said.
The Thackeray group moved to the Supreme Court in July after the Electoral Commission asked both parties to submit documents supporting their claim for the party logo, saying the exploratory panel could not decide on Shiv Sena. true” unless the highest court decides on the notice of removal. due to both factions turning against the leaders in the opposition.
Eknath Shinde led an uprising against Uddhav Thackeray that led to the fall of the MVA government in June. He was sworn in as Maharashtra Minister with the help of the BJP on June 30.