The election for the Maharashtra Speaker’s publish is being thought-about a semi-final forward of the vote right this moment, when the Eknath Shinde authorities would wish to show its majority.
Here’s what right this moment’s voting consequence revealed
BJP’s Rahul Narwekar was elected Speaker with 164 votes. The Opposition’s candidate, Rajan Salvi, bought 107 votes.
The Uddhav Thackeray-led faction of Shiv Sena has moved Supreme Court docket for suspension of 16 MLAs from the Shinde camp. In that case, the bulk mark would come right down to 137. With 16 much less votes, the Eknath Shinde-Devendra Fadnavis authorities could have 148 votes previous the bulk mark.
In actual fact, even If all 39 insurgent MLAs are disqualified, the ruling alliance could be previous the magic quantity, right this moment’s voting exhibits. Suspension of 39 MLAs would deliver the bulk mark right down to 125. Mr Narwekar bought 164 votes. With 39 much less, the ruling alliance would nonetheless be dwelling.
MLAs of Samajwadi Celebration and AIMIM didn’t vote. Even when they vote tomorrow, Crew Uddhav Thackeray will not have the numbers to win the vote.