Maharashtra: Three party alliance to face floor test today

Maharashtra: Three party alliance to face floor test today

As per the NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena alliance's demands put forth in the Supreme Court, the floor test for Maharashtra will be conducted today at 2 PM. The proceedings, as per the top court's orders will be video-graphed.

The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance is set to face the floor test in the Maharashtra Assembly on Saturday. The floor test will be held after the House meets at 2 PM as stated by a Vidhan Bhavan official.

The three-party alliance had approached the Supreme Court last week challenging the BJP's move of appointing Devendra Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar as Chief Minister and Deputy CM respectively. The top court had not only rejected BJP's pleas but accepted all the demands put forth by the three-party alliance to conduct a floor test in the state of Maharashtra.

Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena chief took control as Maharashtra's CM on Thursday amid much fanfare.

A two-day sitting of the Assembly will begin on Saturday.The trust vote will be taken up on day one, after the introduction of the new ministers in the House. On Sunday, the Assembly Speaker's election will be held, followed by tabling of motion of thanks on the governor's address in the House. Post the proceedings the speaker will announce the opposition in the assembly. Governor Koshiyari has asked the Uddhav Thackeray led government to prove its majority by December 3.

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