Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Monday commenced the hearing on a joint plea filed by the knife Sena-NCP-Congress against the geographical area Governor’s call to inaugurate Devendra Fadnavis as chief minister.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta for the Centre submitted letters of geographical area Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari and Fadnavis as asked by the bench comprising justices N V Ramana, Ashok Bhushan and Sanjiv Khanna.
The Centre told a bench comprising Justices N V Ramana, Ashok Bhushan and Sanjiv Khanna that the governor had in absolute discretion invited the most important party to create government on Nov twenty three.
Early on Sabbatum morning, during a major political twist, BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis took oath as Chief Minister of geographical area and Ajit Pawar as his deputy. The move came simply hours when NCP-Shiv Sena-Congress had sealed a deal to create the govt. within the state.
The NCP won fifty four MLAs within the 288-member geographical area assembly, finishing third when the BJP (105) and knife Sena (56).
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11:52 am: The Supreme Court reserves order for tomorrow ten.30 am.
11:27 am: Abhishek Manu Singhvi representing NCP and Congress aforesaid, “When each the teams area unit open for Floor check, why ought to there be a delay? will one NCP MLA aforesaid that they might need to hitch the BJP alliance? Is there one cover letter speech this. This was the fraud committed on democracy.”
11:25 am: Kapil Sibal aforesaid the ground check ought to be conducted in twenty four hours. It ought to be conducted with videography and single ballot. He aforesaid they need original affidavits signed and have support of 154 MLAs. (48 from NCP, fifty six from Sena, forty four from Congress, alternative freelance totalling 154)
11:20 am: Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal, showing for knife Sena asked, what was the national emergency that President’s rule was revoked at five.17 am and swearing in was at eight am? President’s rule was revoked at five.17 am that meant everything happened before it.
11:10 am: showing on behalf of Ajit Pawar, professional Maninder Singh told SC, “the list of MLAs that I gave is constitutionally and wrongfully correct.” Singh accessorial (for Ajit Pawar), “And as a frontrunner of the party, i’m authorised to require a invoke problems. I am NCP.”
11:07 am: “Can a celebration return to the present court and say if a floor check does not turn up at intervals twenty four hours, my MLAs may run away again? it’s for the Governor to determine all this. there’ll be a Speaker chosen and he would then proceed with the floor-test because the initial agenda of the House. will the Supreme Court monitor the proceedings of the House? it’s constitutionally barred,” Tushar Mehta aforesaid.
11:05 am: lawman Tushar Mehta, showing for geographical area Governor aforesaid, “Grant U.S. 2-3 days’ time and allow us to file a reply. The Governor has in absolute discretion invited the most important party on Nov twenty three.”
11:00 am: Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, showing for Fadnavis said: “My pre-poll alliance partner is popping a foe from a follower. I visited the Governor with the support of one hundred seventy MLAs. it’s their (Pawar’s) family feud. One Pawar is with ME, alternative with them. no one aforesaid the letter of support was unreal. it’s the opposite (Sharad) Pawar and therefore the parties that area unit gratification horse-trading.”
10:57 am: The governor in his letter to Fadnavis, said, “I have received letter from you ….you have additionally shown support of eleven MLAs freelance and letter from NCP showing support of fifty four MLAs. Thus, I note that you just have support of one hundred seventy MLAs, (and so) I invite you to create the govt..”
Tushar Mehta told court that the Governor had no reason to discredit him (Ajit Pawar).
10:55 am: “Ajit Pawar’s Nov twenty two letter to Governor browse that he required a stable government and President rule couldn’t endure indefinitely. Letter accessorial that the BJP had earlier asked Ajit Pawar to hitch them to create government however at that point he had declined thanks to meagerly support from NCP MLA,” Tushar Mehta accessorial.
10:50 am: Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena leaders submitted a letter of MLAs supporting their alliance, to the officers at rule Bhavan in metropolis.
10:45 am: Tushar Mehta aforesaid, “Pawar’s letter of Nov twenty two aforesaid they set to support absolutely the govt. underneath the BJP, underneath Fadnavis, and would be a part of the government”.
10:42 am: lawman Tushar Mehta seeks time to file reply as there area unit queries which require to be mentioned.
10:40 am: lawman Tushar Mehta (for Centre) told Supreme Court that he has the first documents with him. Tushar Mehta submitted letters of geographical area Governor and CM Fadnavis.
He hip to the court that geographical area Governor received letter of support from fifty four NCP MLAs from Ajit Pawar on Nov twenty two. The letter declared that he (Ajit Pawar) was the pinnacle of NCP legislative party and had signatures of fifty four NCP MLAs supporting him.
10:35 am: SC aforesaid it’d not contemplate prayer of knife Sena-NCP-Cong that they be invited to create government in geographical area.
10:30 am: 3-judge SC bench assembles to listen to knife Sena-NCP-Cong’s plea against Maha Guv’s call to inaugurate Devendra Fadnavis as CM.
10:25 am: Leaders of Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena make the rule Bhavan in metropolis.
10:20 am: M Rohatgi, United Nations agency is showing for geographical area BJP in Supreme Court aforesaid, “Today, record of Governor to be placed. I’ve seen that at the side of letter of Fadnavis there was a letter by Ajit Pawar as head of legislative party with signatures of all NCP MLAs. Governor was right in granting a call for participation to him to create government.”
10:08 am: knife Sena’s Sanjay Raut aforesaid that on Monday knife Sena-NCP-Congress would move to meet Governor.
“There area unit four individuals in ‘Operation Kamal’; CBI, ED, revenue enhancement department and police. however it’d not yield any result here. If you’ve got the bulk then why does one would like associate degree ‘Operation Kamal’?,” Raut asked.
09:55 am: NCP leader governor leader aforesaid, “Devendra Fadnavis should realise that he doesn’t have a majority. He ought to realise that he has created a slip. If he does not resign, we’ll actually defeat the govt. on the ground of the House.”
“We have support of a hundred sixty five MLAs. fifty three NCP MLAs area unit with U.S.. Ajit Pawar has done a slip, he ought to resign,” he added.
09:15 am: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Chhagan Bhujbal reaches geographical area Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar’s residence to speak to him.
08:15 am: NCP MLAs Anil Patil and Daulat Daroda (in yellow shirts), at building Hyatt wherever alternative MLAs of the party area unit lodged. They were brought from city by Sonia Doohan, President of NCP’s Nationalist Student Congress and Dheeraj Sharma, President of NCP’s Nationalist Youth Congress.
08:00 am: a pair of out of the four MLAs of NCP – Anil Patil (3rd from right within the image, in yellow shirt) and Daulat Daroda (5th from right within the image, in yellow shirt), United Nations agency were reportedly missing, are delivered to metropolis from city. the two MLAs were staying during a building in Haryana’s Gurgaon.
In a recent development, the Nationalist Congress Party aforesaid four MLAs, United Nations agency went missing since Sabbatum when Ajit Pawar took oath as Maharashtra’s Deputy Chief Minister, have came back to the party. Now, the NCP has fifty three MLAs out of fifty four.
The NCP aforesaid 2 MLAs- Daulat Daroda and Anil Patil- were lodged during a building in Gurgaon and came back to metropolis at the side of Nationalist youth Congress president Dheeraj Sharma and Nationalist Student Congress chief Sonia Doohan on late Sunday night.
Another lawgiver Nitin Pawar had already reached metropolis on Sunday whereas NCP MLA Narhari Zirwal was presently at a secure location in city, party leaders aforesaid.
The MLAs United Nations agency have came back have pledged their support to the Sharad Pawar light-emitting diode NCP, that won fifty four seats within the recently all over Assembly elections.
The leaders reached metropolis at around 4:30 am on Monday. Keeping an eye fixed on the seemingly floor check, the NCP MLAs were captive to the Grand Hyatt building in Santacruz East, whereas the Sena MLAs at Lalit building, the Congress captive its MLAs to JW Marriott.
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court on Sunday asked the Centre to supply 2 letters by Monday— one from the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to prove majority and another from the Governor invitatory him to create the govt..(FA9NEWS)