[Maharashtra] Recognising split in legislative party sans merger will lead to toppling of governments: Thackeray faction to Supreme Court

Uddhav Thackeray faction argued that merely having majority MLAs will not by itself confer right on such faction to claim that they are the real party and if the same is allowed, it will lead to toppling of governments
Maharashtra Crises
Maharashtra Crises

Legislative wing majority alone cannot decide which of the rival factions within a political party has majority and can, therefore, stake claim to be the real party, the Uddhav Thackeray faction of the Shiv Sena told the Supreme Court on Tuesday [Subhash Desai vs Principal Secretary, Governor of Maharashtra and ors].

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