Since no party has been able to form the government in the state of Maharashtra even after 20 days of the poll results, State Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has recommended President’s Rule in the state in accordance with the Article 356 of the Constitution.
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales had resigned after his government collapsed on 10th November due to ongoing political unrest in the nation. He has accepted the political asylum granted by Mexico on a humanitarian basis on account of the political crisis in Bolivia.
Crux of the Matter
Shiv Sena leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut, 57, underwent angioplasty at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on 11th November evening after he complained of chest pain. 2 days prior he had undergone ECG Tests; after which he was advised to rest. His brother Sunil Raut said, “Angioplasty is being carried out and his health is stable. He would be discharged soon.”
As Shiv Sena leaders met the Governor and expressed their willingness to form the government they also asked for 3 days time as they failed to procure the letter of support due to which the governor declined any further extension. Thus, now the governor has invited the third-largest party, NCP to form the government by the evening of 12th November.
Amidst the political tussle between BJP-Shiv Sena, Cabinet Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise Arvind Sawant resigned from his ministerial post on 11th November. While addressing a press conference he said, “There is no trust left and it would not be proper to continue as a minister when a new government is being formed in the state.”