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Uddhav Thackeray to face floor test on Saturday, Dilip Walse Patil to be Protem Speaker


The Shivsena-Congress-NCP “Maha Vikas Agadi alliance” led by Uddhav Thackrey will prove its majority on Saturday. A special session of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly has been called. NCP MLA Dilip Walse Patil has been appointed the Protem Speaker for Thackeray’s floor test.

What will be the special session of the Legislature?

NCP leader Dilip Walse will take up the post of Protem Speaker in the first session of the Legislative Assembly on Saturday. After this, the ministers will be introduced inside the House.

After the announcing the name of the Leader of the Opposition, Thackeray’s government will prove the majority through a floor test.

According to the information, the speaker of the assembly is not expected to be elected on Saturday, the government will take a few days to decide the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.

Six ministers took oath with CM Uddhav Thackrey

Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray was sworn in as the new government CM on November 28 at Shivaji Park in Mumbai. Along with Uddhav 2 ministers each from the Congress and NCP will took the oath. These include Eknath Shinde from Shiv Sena, Subhash Desai from NCP, Jayant Patil, Chhagan Bhujbal from Congress and Balasaheb Thorat, Nitin Raut.

It is believed that after proving majority, Uddhav Thackeray’s cabinet will be expanded.

It may be recalled that the Shiv Sena-Congress-NCP coalition government was formed 36 days after the declaration of the assembly election results.

Earlier on the morning of 23 November, BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis took the oath of office to CM and NCP leader Ajit Pawar as deputy CM. However, before the floor test, both resigned on their own terms. After that the way to form a new government was opened.

Maharashtra Assembly elections were held on 21 October. The election results were declared on October 24. The BJP won 105 seats, while Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress won 56, 54 and 44 seats respectively.

BJP and Shiv Sena contested the election as a coalition. However, after the election results, the Shiv Sena demanded a Chief Minister post under a 50-50 formula. The BJP rejected Shiv Sena’s demand, following which the alliance of the two parties was broken.