Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Home News Reports Maharashtra Governor asks Devendra Fadnavis to explore the possibility of forming the government

Maharashtra Governor asks Devendra Fadnavis to explore the possibility of forming the government

The Raj Bhavan statement notes that even after 15 days after results were declared following the assembly elections, no single party or alliance has come forward to form the government

Also Read

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has invited Devendra Fadnavis of BJP to form the next government in the state, if they are willing to do so and have required numbers. A press release issued today by Raj Bhavan said that the governor has asked Devendra Fadnavis, leader of the largest party BJP, to indicate willingness and ability of his party to form the government in Maharashtra. Today is the last day of the current assembly in Maharashtra, which will be dissolved at midnight.

The statement notes that even after 15 days after results were declared following the assembly elections, no single party or alliance has come forward to form the government. “The Governor has therefore decided to explore the possibility of formation of Government and today asked the leader of the elected members of the single largest party, that is BJP, to convey its willingness and ability to form the government to him,” Raj Bhavan said.

Devendra Fadnavis had resigned from the post of chief minister yesterday a day ahead of his term was scheduled to end today. He had decided to resign as the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance, which won a majority with 161 seats together in the assembly elections held last month, failed to arrive at a power-sharing agreement. The governor had asked to continue as acting-CM following his resignation.

BJP and Shiv Sena fought the elections together, and BJP emerged as the single largest party by winning 105 seats, while Shiv Sena won 56 seats. NCP and Congress won 54 and 44 seats each, and the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance has a comfortable majority in the 288-member house. But Shiv Sena demanded a 50:50 power-sharing formula, and rotation of chief minister post after 2.5 years, which was not acceptable to BJP. This led to a bitter public spat between the two parties with several Sena leaders abusing BJP and PM Modi. and Uddhav Thackeray announcing that he is open to alliance with any party.

Finally, Fadnavis resigned yesterday, saying that he was hurt by comments of Shiv Sena. He had said that while Uddhav Thackeray didn’t respond to his calls, he approached NCP and Congress for the formation of the government. Fadnavis had said that from the comments of Shiv Sena it is clear that they don’t want to continue their alliance with BJP.

Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray had refuted the claims of Fadnavis, and had claimed that he can install a Shiv Sena CM in Maharashtra without the help of Amit Shah and Devendra Fadnavis.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia
Searched termsassembly elections

Trending now

The fake equivalence communists are trying to manufacture between Blacks of America and Muslims of India

The killing og Geoge Floyd in the USA by the cops and the subsequent riots have got the Communists in India to draw a false equivalence between blacks in USA and Muslims in India

OpIndia reports cited in fact-finding report on the Delhi anti-CAA riots submitted to Home Minister Amit Shah. Read details

The report by NGO Call for Justice was submitted to Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday.

“Indians are unaware of their rights,” Vinod Dua takes inspiration from US riots and urges people in India to follow suit

Vinod Dua says people in India failed to display their anger like the violent rioters in US did in the name of protests

Relaxation fallout: Anti-CAA lobby to organise nationwide protests to demand the scrapping of UAPA, release of the anti-CAA rioters

The anti-CAA lobby has called to organise a mass protest movement titled 'Sab Yad Rakha Jaega' to mobilise support and corner government on the arrests of anti-CAA rioters

“Utna dimaag hota to comedian kyun banta”: Netizens roast comedian Vir Das for asking critics to not criticise comics unless they have written joke...

In what came across as the 'woke' version of asking people to walk a mile in someone's shoes before criticising them, Vir Das asked people who don't like jokes to not tell the comedians tha their jokes are lame unless they have written jokes themselves.

Hindustani Bhau files police complaint against Ekta Kapoor for ‘inappropriate sex scene’ in her erotic web series XXX 2

Hindustani Bhau took to Instagram on Monday to share a video from outside Mumbai's Khar Police station stating that he has filed the complaint against Ekta and Shobha Kapoor 'for disrespecting our Indian military, national emblem, colonel tag and defaming our country'.

Recently Popular

Woman ‘protestor’ poops on an overturned police car in middle of riots in America. Watch the video (or maybe not)

A woman was seen defecating on a damaged police car in USA, an act video recorded and photographed by onlookers

Standup comedian apologises for insulting Hanuman Chalisa, says he is a Hindu too and will never repeat such acts

A video of Alokesh Sinha's performance had gone viral on social media recently, where he was seen using derogatory words for the Hanuman Chalisa.

Hindustani Bhau files police complaint against Ekta Kapoor for ‘inappropriate sex scene’ in her erotic web series XXX 2

Hindustani Bhau took to Instagram on Monday to share a video from outside Mumbai's Khar Police station stating that he has filed the complaint against Ekta and Shobha Kapoor 'for disrespecting our Indian military, national emblem, colonel tag and defaming our country'.

As in US, so in India: Antifa in India glorifies Naxalism, advocates violence against Sanghis and engages in genocidal rhetoric

India cannot afford to take the threat of Antifa India lightly. India has been waging a war against Red Terror for decades.

Jharkhand govt cancels permission to BRO for recruiting workers from the state for construction projects near LAC in Ladakh

Jharlhand govt had permitted BRO to hold a recruitment drive in Dumka to hire workers for projects in Ladakh, but now permission cancelled

Meerut: Shakib posed as Hindu to trap Punjab girl who eloped with him with jewellery worth Rs 25 lakh, beheads her after revealing his...

Meerut police solves one-year old mysterious murder case, finds Muslim Shakib had eloped with Hindu girl pretending to be Hindu and then killed her

West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee government quarantines five migrant workers in an abandoned public toilet in Kolkata

An abandoned public toilet in Taratala, Kolkata used as quarantine center to house migrants by West Bengal government

Death of woman at Muzaffarpur station: Railway affidavit filed in Patna HC states she died 4 hours ago in train, brother-in-law said she had...

Indian Railways files affidavit in Patna High Court in the case of death of woman at Muzaffarpur station, says train was not delayed

Concerns raised over nuclear and chemical plants in Maharashtra as cyclone Nisarga heads towards the state

Maharashtra has several chemical and nuclear plants which are a matter of concern due to the cyclone Nisarga.

Religious conversions of Dalit Hindus in Uttarakhand prevalent since ages becomes more rampant during coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic gave the Christian's an opportunity to lure the affected backward Hindus in Uttarakhand via monetary inducements

Pakistan: Christian couple, convicted for blasphemy, gets an appeal hearing against death penalty after 6 years

The duo was handed the death sentence for blasphemy by an additional district and sessions judge of Toba Tek Singh on April 4, 2014,

Delhi riot charge-sheet: Tahir Hussain met Umar Khalid, Pinjra Tod activists sent messages asking Muslims to keep acid, petrol, hot water, stones ready

The Delhi riot charge-sheet prove beyond doubt that the violence was well planed and organised by Islamist and leftist activists

Intelligence report says terrorists and anti-social elements planning attacks in Delhi, CRPF steps up security in the national capital

Alert issued by intelligence agencies say Terrorists of the various groups as well as anti-social elements might be planning terror attacks in Delhi

The fake equivalence communists are trying to manufacture between Blacks of America and Muslims of India

The killing og Geoge Floyd in the USA by the cops and the subsequent riots have got the Communists in India to draw a false equivalence between blacks in USA and Muslims in India

Adesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP president

The position of Delhi BJP Chief which was being handled by Manoj Tiwari has been handed over to Adesh Kumar Gupta

Sadanand Dhume and Omar Abdullah like a disparaging tweet to Republic TV from Pakistani lawyer who had earlier glorified terrorists attacking India

Asad Khan, the Pakistani lawyer, had earlier posted tweets glorifying terrorist Riyaz Naikoo as 'resister' and accusing the Indian government of brutalising Kashmiris through coronavirus

Connect with us

229,311FansLike
359,959FollowersFollow
245,000SubscribersSubscribe