- A bench of Justice Surya Kant and Justice JB Pardiwala will hear both the petitions.
- 2 petitions have been filed on behalf of the rebel MLAs.
- Hearing against disqualification of 15 rebel MLAs will be held today
Maharashtra Political Crisis: Political Mahabharata continues in Maharashtra. An important hearing will be held in the Supreme Court today amid the tussle and statements between the Eknath Shinde faction and Thackeray’s Shiv Sena. Harish Salve from Shinde faction and Abhishek Manu Singhvi from Shiv Sena will fight this case. Harish Salve is one of the senior lawyers of India, in the year 2019, he fought the case of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav caught by Pakistan in the International Court. And in this case Pakistan was given a crushing defeat. On the other hand, Abhishek Manu Singhvi is a senior Congress leader and is a senior advocate of the Supreme Court. He has also been the Additional Solicitor General of India. Devdutt Kamat on behalf of the Maharashtra government and Advocate Ravi Shankar Jandhyala will fight the case on behalf of the deputy speaker. Two petitions have been filed on behalf of the MLAs.
These petitions will be heard
The political crisis in Maharashtra has now reached the doors of the Supreme Court. The hearing against the disqualification of 15 MLAs by the Shinde faction will be held today. On the other hand, they will demand in the court to provide security to themselves and the family members from the court.
These parties will attend the hearing
Today, a bench of Justice Surya Kant and Justice JB Pardiwala will hear both the petitions. 7 parties will participate in this hearing. These include Deputy Speaker, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Secretary, Ajay Chaudhary, new leader of legislature party on behalf of Uddhav, new Chief Whip Sunil Prabhu and Union of India, and DGP of Maharashtra.
What is in the petition of the rebel MLAs?
The Shinde faction has said that we have more than two-thirds of the members. Even after this, the deputy speaker appointed the new leader of the party’s legislature party on June 21. At the same time, after the notice, the rebel MLAs are getting threats every day. There is issue of security. The Uddhav government has taken security from their homes. The properties of some MLAs have also been damaged. It is also written in the petition that he has not left Shiv Sena.
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