Chronology of Events took Place in Maharashtra Political Drama

Chronology of Events took Place in Maharashtra Political Drama

The chronology of events that took place in the Mahrashtra Government Formation in which supreme Court ordered the Floor Test in the Maharashtra assembly for Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to prove his majority in the assembly will be conducted on Wednesday.

On October 21, 2019: Elections for 14th Legislative Assembly carried out in Maharashtra for 288 seats.

Later on October 24 the Results declared. BJP got 105 seats, followed by the Shiv Sena which got 56 seats. NCP got 54 seats while the Congress secured 44 seats.

Then on 9th of November, Governor BS Koshyari invites BJP to indicate willingness to form the government while gives 48 hours to prove that it has the requisite majority.

Later on November 10: BJP expresses inability to form government.

Then on the same day Shiv Sena asked by Governor to convey its willingness to form government by granting it 24 hours to demonstrate its majority.

On November 11th Shiv Sena stakes claim to form government while submitting that it has the majority support. It also requests for three days time to give the letters of support.

Later Governor declines to accommodate the request for three days and rejects the claim of Shiv Sena to form the government. Governor invites NCP to indicate its willingness and ability to form government.

On November 12: Governor's decision in rejecting Shiv Sena's claim to form the government with requisite support challenged in SC.

Then on November 12: President's rule imposed in Maharashtra.

On  November 13: Shiv Sena does not mention its plea challenging the governor's decision in SC.

Later on November 22: Combine agrees to name of Uddhav Thackeray as the Chief Minister of the post-poll alliance "Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi".

On November 23 all of sudden  President's rule revoked at 5.47 am on Saturday, Fadnavis sworn in as Maharashtra chief minister, Ajit Pawar as deputy chief minister.

On November 23: Combine moves SC challenging Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari's decision, seek urgent hearing. SC registry posts the matter for hearing on Sunday.

Then on November 24: Supreme Court asks Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to place before it tomorrow morning the letters of Maharashtra Governor recommending revocation of President's rule, issues notice to Centre and others.

 November 25: SC says it will pass an order at 10.30 am on Tuesday on the issue of floor test for the Maharashtra government led by Devendra Fadnavis.

 November 26: SC asks Maha governor to ensure that floor test is held on Nov 27, exercise to be over by 5 pm and entire proceedings has to be live telecast.