Maharashtra News: A sharp debate on Maharashtra in the Supreme Court

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The decision will come on Tuesday when Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will have to prove his majority in the Assembly.

The Supreme Court has reserved the decision in this matter. In this way, BJP has got one more day to prove its majority in Maharashtra.

On the other hand, NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena have claimed to hand over the letter of support of 162 MLAs to the Governor. NCP leader Jayant Patil has said that Ajit Pawar, who supports BJP, will be persuaded.

In an 80-minute hearing in the Supreme Court on Monday, lawyers from all sides gave their arguments. Arguing on behalf of the non-BJP alliance, Abhishek Manu Singhvi showed a letter of support to 48 NCP MLAs and said how can it happen that they have the support of 54 MLAs and we also have 48 MLAs.

He said, "Can the Supreme Court ignore this? When both the parties are ready to prove majority then what is the delay? ''
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It was suddenly revealed on Saturday morning that Devendra Fadnavis was sworn in as Chief Minister by Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and Ajit Pawar, nephew of NCP chief Sharad Pawar, as Deputy Chief Minister.

Senior Congress leader and lawyer Kapil Sibal, while pleading on behalf of Shiv Sena, said that it was early to remove President's rule at 5.17 in the morning? Sibal said, "What was the state of emergency that Devendra Fadnavis was sworn in at eight in the morning. When they are claiming majority then why are they avoiding proving it. ''

Advocating on behalf of the Governor's Secretariat, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said that on November 22, Ajit Pawar had written a letter announcing his support.

Tusshar Mehta also presented a letter of support to Ajit Pawar before the court.

Advocating on behalf of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Mukul Rohatgi said in the court that 54 NCP MLAs are with Ajit Pawar and Fadnavis.

He said on behalf of Devendra Fadnavis, "One Pawar is with him, one Pawar is with us. It could be a family feud. We are not doing horse trading but we went to the Governor with the support of 170 MLAs And they accepted our claim. So President's rule was lifted and I took the oath. "

Mukul Rohatgi said that there was no need to criticize the governor and a majority test would have to take place.

On this, Justice Sanjeev Khanna has said that the real question right now is whether the Chief Minister has majority or not and floor test should be done for this.

On this Mukul Rohatgi said that the floor test has to be done but it will be in four days or in ten days or in five days, can any court take a decision on this?
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Mukul Rohatgi told Devendra Fadnavis that he can give an affidavit that the Governor and the BJP have acted in a lawful manner. Nobody said that the letter of support is fake.

Mukul Rohatgi said that we will file an affidavit on this application and no interim order is needed right now.

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, on behalf of the Governor, advocated and asked for two-three days time to reply. He said that the governor had given the largest party the opportunity to form the government under his authority.

Tushar Mehta has said in the court that in the letter submitted to the Governor, Ajit Pawar has described himself as the leader of the NCP Legislature Party and has supported Devendra Fadnavis with the support of 54 MLAs. This letter is signed by 54 MLAs of NCP.

This letter is written in Marathi and the Supreme Court has asked for its translation.

Tushar Mehta has also presented a letter from the Governor inviting Devendra Fadnavis to form the government. Both these letters were demanded by the Supreme Court in the previous hearing.