President's Rule Imposed In Maharashtra After Kovind Approves Governor's Recommendation

Publish Date: 12 Nov, 2019 05:39 PM   |   Sj Desk  

Mumbai: President's Rule has been officially imposed in the Maharashtra state on Tuesday after President Ram Nath Kovind approved the recomendations from state governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and thw Union Cabinet.

Maharashtra Governor recommended for President Rule in the state after the deadline for the formation of government crossed amid confusion between Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP. 

As per a statement tweeted by Koshyari’s office, “He is satisfied that the government cannot be carried on in accordance with the Constitution, (and therefore) has today submitted a report as contemplated by provision of Article 356 of the Constitution.”

The Shiv Sena on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Maharashtra governor’s decision of not granting it the three days to submit the letter of support for government formation in the state.