Amid the ongoing power struggle in Maharashtra, the Supreme Court of the country has ordered the Devendra Fadnavis government to test the floor on 27 November. The apex court also ordered that a pro tem speaker should also be appointed. The court said that the oath of the MLAs should be completed by five o’clock. The court made it clear that there should be no secret ballot and live telecast of floor test. The court also made it clear that the pro tem speaker will get the floor test done.
The apex court also ordered that a pro tem speaker should also be appointed.
Justice N.V. A bench of Ramna, Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice Sanjeev Khanna read the judgment and said that democratic values should be protected. The bench said that there has been a long debate between the court and the legislature. The court said that interim talk is yet to be done. The court said that the oath of legislators has not been taken yet. People need good governance. The top court on Monday reserved the verdict on the plea of Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena against the Governor’s decision to administer the oath to the Fadnavis government.