New Court Move of Team Thackeray Against Eknath Shinde

After rebel leader Eknath Shinde led a mutiny, Uddhav Thackeray resigned as Chief Minister of the MVA administration, which had been in power for 31 months. He has urged the Supreme Court to exclude MLAs who support Mr. Shinde from voting in the assembly.

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The Thackeray camp argued in a petition to the Supreme Court that “the delinquent MLAs who have been acting as pawns of the BJP, thereby committing the constitutional sin of defection, ought not to be allowed to perpetuate their sin even for a single day by permitting them to continue as Members of the Assembly.”