After the imposition of Presidential Rule in Maharashtra, the Minister of Home Affairs (MHA) Amit Shah issued a statement on the decision on Tuesday.
Mumbai: On Tuesday President’s Rule was imposed in Maharashtra after President Ram Nath Kovind approved Governor BS Koshiyari’s report after no party could prove the majority. Maharashtra will have 6 months’ imposition of presidential rule.
At the same time, the ShivSena approached the Supreme Court seeking an urgent hearing against Governor BS Koshyari’s decision to not extend the deadline given to the Uddhav Thackeray-led party to prove they have the numbers to form the government.
Koshyari had given time to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) till 8.30 pm on Tuesday to prove it has the numbers after the Sena a day earlier failed to get letters of support from its political rivals before the deadline set by the Governor who rejected its plea for three more days and that ends to presidential rule.
Governor of Maharashtra said he has made all attempts to see government formation but has not met with any success. Governor is satisfied that a situation has arisen that no stable government can be formed in the state. There was no other alternative option, the government sent the report under Article 356 of the Constitution.
After the imposition of President’s Rule in Maharashtra, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Amit Shah issued a statement on the decision on Tuesday. The Amit Shah-led ministry said that the “state legislature is in suspended animation”.
“Governor said that the President has made all efforts to get a government made in the state but could not see any possibility of a government forming. So he wrote to the president for the presidential rule,” said Shah.
Maharastra had elections last month after the result no political party could get the clear mandate and despite Governor inviting the parties for discussion of government formation no political party could manage to form the government so one the Key state is going through the presidential rule.