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Maharashtra: ‘Defying Sharad Pawar defection’


Updated on: 16 February,2024 06:45 AM IST  |  Mumbai
Dharmendra Jore |

In an order that mirrors the Shiv Sena fracas, Speaker holds Ajit is real NCP, no MLA disqualified

Maharashtra: ‘Defying Sharad Pawar defection’

Sharad Pawar and Ajit Pawar together at a press conference before the feud. Pic/X

Key Highlights

  1. Maharashtra Assembly Speaker has held Ajit Pawar’s faction as the real NCP
  2. Narwekar’s judgment on Thursday followed the Election Commission`s verdict
  3. The Speaker considered the legislative majority of the Ajit Pawar group

In a repeat of the verdict he had delivered on the Shiv Sena feud, Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Rahul Narwekar has held Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar’s faction as the real Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), and dismissed pleas for disqualifying MLAs from both warring groups. Narwekar’s judgment on Thursday followed the Election Commission's verdict that had also allotted the party’s original name and election symbol to Ajit Pawar’s faction.

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