The Nationalist Congress Party he said Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari Should confirm if he has sent a letter. Eknath Shinde Inviting him to form government June Last year, after a revolt in Shiv Sena Maintain it Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s explanation of the matter was unacceptable.
State Chief spokesperson for NCP Mahesh Tapase This episode raises concerns about the constitutionality of the government he led. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Speaking For reporters Wednesday, Tapase said, “A recent query under the Right to Information Act has revealed that Maharashtra Governor Koshyari had not issued any letter to Eknath Shinde inviting him to form government. If the office of governor is stating that no such letter was extended, then it raises question over the constitutional validity of this government.” After The collapse of Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA dispensation in June Last year Shinde With the support of 50 MLAs, the BJP and the BJP, the new government was formed.
When Tapase On Tuesday called the Shinde-BJP government unconstitutional, Fadnavis He countered by saying “The letter (inviting Shinde and him for swearing in) is in the custody of Governor Koshyari because a case regarding the same is pending before the Supreme Court. Our government is constitutional and legal.” Tapase His demand was reiterated Wednesday.
“Our Demand is from Governor Koshyari Please confirm that you have received the correct information. Raj Bhavan Officially extended an invitation Eknath Shinde. We You don’t need any explanation Deputy Chief Minister Fadnavis,” the NCP leader said.
“Within Days of this disclosure Governor Koshyari he has indicated his desire to leave his office, and now the Raj Bhavan It seems that the issue has been ignored. Fadanvis must speak in support of the governor. This is highly unacceptable.” he said.
A leader desirous of forming a government and having the required numerical strength approaches the governor who, if convinced, invites the leader of the majority to stake claim to form government. This is the established practice, Tapase said.
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