Devendra Fadnavis resigns as Maharashtra CM, says never discussed 50:50 formula

devendra-fadnavis44New Delhi, Nov 08: With no sign of the deadlock ending, Devendra Fadnavis has resigned as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Fadnavis decided to step down a day before the term of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly ends.

The BJP which was supposed to meet with the Governor and stake a claim to form the government has put off its plan. The party would only stake a claim when it has the support of 145 MLAs, sources in the BJP tell OneIndia.

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Hectic legal consultations begin as deadlock continues in Maharashtra

maha-bjpNew Delhi, Nov 07: The BJP is leaving nothing to chance as it hopes to form the next government in Maharashtra.

While a delegation of the BJP met with Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to update him about the party’s efforts to form the government, another team is involved in legal discussions. The BJP’s Chandrakant Patil said that the delegation went to brief the Governor about the ongoing situation. He also said that they discussed some legal options due to the delay in the formation of the government.

As deadlock continues, Maharashtra may be under a short spell of President’s rule

Mumbai, Nov 06: The deadlock in Maharashtra is unlikely to end any time soon. The BJP and Shiv Sena have not been able to iron out their differences and the latter has even sought the intervention of the RSS. The Shiv Sena and the NCP have been sending out feelers to each other.

However, the Congress which fought the elections together with the NCP is not convinced about supporting the Shiv Sena. The NCP on then other hand has demanded that the Sena pull out of the NDA. Further, it also wants the Shiv Sena minister in the central government to resign.

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