With Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari but to provide his nod to nominate Thackeray to the Legislative Council, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut focused the BJP central management for the delay.
- Last Updated: April 27, 2020, 8:38 PM IST
Stepping up stress on Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, the state cupboard on Monday as soon as once more requested him to appoint Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to the Legislative Council.
Thackeray took cost as chief minister on November 28 final 12 months and has to develop into a member of the legislature inside six months to proceed within the put up. As of now, he’s not a member of both the state Assembly or Council.
A cupboard assembly, chaired by Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, determined to suggest to Koshyari to appoint Thackeray to one of many two seats of governor nominees within the Council. An identical request was made to the governor earlier this month at one other cupboard assembly, additionally chaired by Pawar.
Thackeray’s plans to develop into a legislator by way of election suffered a setback as all elections have been postponed by the Election Commission within the wake of the COVID-19 disaster.
With Koshyari but to provide his nod to nominate Thackeray to the Legislative Council, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut focused the BJP central management for the delay.
In his weekly column Rokhthok in Sena mouthpiece Saamana on Sunday, Raut expressed confidence that Thackeray will stay the chief minister after May 27.
Thackeray had on Sunday mentioned politics ought to be saved apart throughout the ongoing struggle towards COVID-19.
In his column, Raut mentioned, “If the governor decides to sign the nomination file, he can do so instantly. But he would have to ask the BJP leaders in Delhi.”