SC hearing in Uddhav vs Shinde battle today, decision on petition to cancel membership of 15 MLAs
20 July, 2022 | Riya Girdhar
The decision on the petition to cancel the membership of 15 MLAs (MLAs) in Maharashtra will come today. Everyone's eyes are fixed on the decision of the Supreme Court.
Today is a big day for the politics of Maharashtra. The battle of Uddhav Thackeray vs Eknath Shinde is going to be heard in the Supreme Court today. There will be hearing in the Supreme Court in matters related to government formation and whip. The Eknath Shinde camp has been recognized in the Parliament. On Tuesday, July 19, a day before the hearing, the Lok Sabha Speaker has recognized Rahul Shewale as a Shiv Sena leader. The decision on the petition to cancel the membership of 15 MLAs in Maharashtra will come today.
All eyes are on the Supreme Court’s decision.
Important hearing in Supreme Court today
In Maharashtra, Shiv Sena has filed a petition seeking cancellation of membership of 15 MLAs of Eknath Shinde faction, which will be heard in the Supreme Court at 11.30 am today. What decision comes from the Supreme Court, only after this will a new turn come in the fight of Shiv Sena. The Shinde faction argues that they have two-thirds of Shiv Sena’s MLAs and now 12 MPs are also in their court. So the real Shiv Sena is theirs. However, the leaders of the Uddhav Thackeray faction are rejecting the arguments of the Shinde faction.
Rahul Shewale recognized as Shiv Sena leader
Before that in Maharashtra, a new twist has come in the battle of Eknath Shinde vs Uddhav faction. On Tuesday, a day before the Supreme Court (SC) hearing, the Uddhav Thackeray faction suffered a major setback. Lok Sabha Speaker recognized Rahul Shewale as Shiv Sena leader. 12 Shiv Sena MPs had yesterday met Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and urged him to change the party’s leader.