Because the Shiv Sena rebels disaster hurtles in direction of a attainable take a look at of energy within the Maharashtra meeting for the wobbling Uddhav Thackeray-led coalition, two MLAs have referred to as for the removing of the person who may very well be the important thing decision-maker.
Mahesh Baldi and Vinod Agarwal, each impartial MLAs, have moved discover for the removing of Maharashtra Deputy Speaker Narhari Zirwal, who’s from Sharad Pawar’s Nationalist Congress Celebration (NCP).
Mr Zirwal has already obtained the Shiv Sena’s request to disqualify 16 rebels – 12 yesterday and 4 extra right this moment.
The 2 MLAs have referred to a Supreme Courtroom order in a case from Arunachal Pradesh and have urged the Deputy Speaker to not adjudicate on the disqualification plea towards insurgent Shiv Sena MLAs.
Within the case cited by the MLAs, the Supreme Courtroom had stated Audio system can not resolve on disqualification pleas if a “no confidence” movement is pending towards them.
One of many MLAs, Mahesh Baldi, informed Mr Zirwal he was not able to disqualify anybody.
“I informed Deputy Speaker that we discovered from the media you might be expelling 12 MLAs. You’re your self going through no-confidence movement. Within the circumstances, you can’t disqualify anybody,” Mr Balde informed NDTV.
“In the event that they need to disqualify all 288 MLAs, they will. Solely Speaker will stay then,” he shrugged.
Mr Balde stated he was towards the Congress and the NCP.
“Your entire MVA (Maha Vikas Aghadi) authorities would not have the numbers and so they cannot disqualify any MLA,” he stated.
Would he strategy the court docket if the MLAs have been disqualified? “We will certainly go to the court docket,” Mr Balde stated.