Governor should accept or return recommendations for nomination of members to State Legislative Council within reasonable time: Bombay High Court

A Bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice GS Kulkarni gave the verdict on a plea seeking Court's intervention in the inaction of Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Kohiyari on nomination of 12 members.
Governor of Maharashtra, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
Governor of Maharashtra, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly

The Bombay High Court on Friday held that it is the constitutional duty of Governor to accept or return within a reasonable time the recommendations sent to him by Council of Ministers for nominations of the 12 members to the State Legislative Council or else statutory intent regarding the same will be defeated (Ratan Soli Luth v. State of Maharashtra & Anr.).

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