Maharashtra Politics
Maharashtra Politics

Maharashtra Politics: Supreme Court says concerned by Governor's actions; discontent with party leader not ground to order floor test

The Court underscored that while Governors have power even after government is formed, such powers cannot be used to precipitate toppling of an elected government and the same would be dangerous for democracy.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that the ex-Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's actions in calling for a floor test which led to the fall of the Uddhav Thackeray government, raises serious concerns regarding exercise of powers by the Governor [Subhash Desai vs Principal Secretary, Governor of Maharashtra and ors]

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