The five Judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court has upheld the Governor’s decision of inviting Eknath Shinde to form the Government in the State of Maharashtra and has refused to quash Udhav Thackeray’s resignation as it was submitted voluntarily before the floor test. This Explainer not just provides a Bird’s-Eye view of the Supreme Court Judgment for easy reference but also gives a detailed point-wise breakdown of each issue.
While dismissing the petition seeking ED/CBI probe in Uddhav Thackeray income source along with other office bearers of Shivsena party, Bombay High Court held the same to be an abuse of the process of law.
Supreme Court reserves judgement in the Maharashtra political crises after hearing rigorous, head-strong arguments from both the Shiv Sena factions for more than a month.
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On the question of reference, the coram on 17-02-2023 had stated that the matter could not be decided in isolation and divorced from the facts of the case and same needed to be decided along with the merits of the case.
The petitioner contended that Eknath Shinde’s appointment as the CM violates Article 164(1-B) of the Constitution and that the provisions for prevention of defection serves no purpose, as defectors were being rewarded for committing the constitutional sin of defection. The matter will next be heard on 14.02.2023.
A reported by PTI, Bombay High Court has raised security concerns over the oath taking ceremony of Uddhav Thackeray at Shivaji Park