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Objection raised in SC over review of Maha Guv's Nov 22 decision

New Delhi

25-November-2019

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Monday raised preliminary objections to a judicial review of Maharashtra Governor B.S. Koshyari's decision on appointment of Devendra Fadnavis as Chief Minister and Ajit Pawar as his deputy in a surprise early morning move on Saturday.

Mehta told the apex court atht he has brought letters of support of the BJP, NCP MLAs on which the governor's decision rested. He also said that documents show that Ajit Pawar submitted letter of support of 54 Nationalist Congress Party MLAs to the Governor with signatures.

According to letter of support of Ajit Pawar on Nov 22, Fadnavis staked claim to form government, which also includes letters of support of 11 Independents and other MLAs.IANS