The Deputy Speaker of Maharashtra Assembly has issued a disqualification notice to 16 rebel Shiv Sena MLAs of the Eknath Shinde camp who are currently camping in Guwahati
With the state plunged into a political crisis after a rebellion in the Shiv Sena, the Mumbai police has banned unlawful assembly of more than five persons under provisions of the Maharashtra Police Act in the city and beefed up security at the residences and offices of all ministers, elected representatives and party leaders. The prohibitory order was issued on June 4 and reiterated by the police now in the wake of the political situation in the state.
Meanwhile, putting forth reasons as to why he chose to put up a rebellion against the ruling Maharashtra coalition, and in turn Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Eknath Shinde on Saturday tweeted: “Shiv Sena workers must understand that I want to free the party and its workers from the clutches of the MVA government and I have been working for the same. This battle is for the betterment of the party and its workers.”
In other news, the Deputy Speaker of Maharashtra Assembly has issued a disqualification notice to 16 rebel Shiv Sena MLAs of the Eknath Shinde camp who are currently camping in Guwahati. They have been given time till June 27 to file their written replies, news agency ANI reported. On the other hand, the national executive of the Shiv Sena, a meeting of which was chaired by CM Uddhav Thackeray today afternoon, passed a resolution stating that no one would be allowed to use the name of the party or Balasaheb Thackeray to form a new group. This came after Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde, who is leading a revolt against CM Uddhav Thackeray, decided to name his faction “Shiv Sena Balasaheb”.