Maharashtra governor recommends President’s rule in the state, Shiv Sena approaches SC against President’s Rule

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Mumbai: Maharashtra governor recommends President’s rule in the state. Governor of Maharashtra submits report to the President, recommends President’s rule in the state.

Report of Governor to President
Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari having been satisfied that as Govt of Maharashtra cannot be carried on in accordance with the Constitution, has today submitted a report as contemplated by the provisions of Article 356 of Constitution (President’s Rule).

Shiv Sena approaches SC against President’s Rule in the state. The move from Shiv Sena came after there were reports of Maharashtra Governor recommending President’s rule in the state. Sena says Governor cannot decide who enjoys majority without the party which stakes claim being given an opportunity to do so on the floor of the House.

Sena has made Centre, Congress and NCP as well as Maharashtra government respondent in its petition in SC. It is seeking urgent hearing on the petition.

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