Shiv Sena’s Uddhav Thackeray or Eknath Shinde? Supreme Court hearing today
After the formation of the new government in Maharashtra, now Eknath Shinde and Uddhav Thackeray are trying on Shiv Sena. Both Uddhav Thackeray and Eknath Shinde have their own claims on Shiv Sena and its icon. The fight between the two factions is going on in the Supreme Court as well. All the petitions filed by the Uddhav group seeking action against the MLAs of the Shinde group will be heard in the Supreme Court today. An application has been filed in the Supreme Court regarding the dispute between Shiv Sena and Shiv Sena. Affidavits have been filed in the Supreme Court by all the petitioners in this matter. According to the date given by the Supreme Court, the hearing can be held today.
A decision is expected in today’s hearing whether the MLA’s disqualification case will be referred to the Speaker of the Assembly for decision or the matter will be heard by a three-member or Constitution Bench. The Central Election Commission has given party chief Uddhav Thackeray and Chief Minister Shinde time till August 8 to present evidence on the issue of who is the real Shiv Sena. Therefore, the court can pass an interim order on the demand of the Uddhav Thackeray group to stay the proceedings before the Election Commission.
Meanwhile, in the hearing held in the Supreme Court on July 20, the court raised some important issues. The Supreme Court said, ‘The matter is very sensitive, under Article 32, both the groups should have approached the High Court earlier. The matter should be heard before the Constitution Bench.” After which the Supreme Court made it clear that the hearing would be held on August 1. But, now this hearing will be held on 3 August i.e. today.
What is the whole matter?
Eknath Shinde rebelled with the support of 39 Shiv Sena MLAs. First Surat then Guwahati became his residence. Then the Shiv Sena had sent a disqualification notice to 16 MLAs of the Shinde faction. Shinde Group appealed against this notice in the Supreme Court. While the Uddhav group has demanded that the Shinde group, which broke away from the Shiv Sena, be disqualified from joining any other party as per the provisions of the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution and the ruling government. Their support should be declared unconstitutional. Challenging many things including this huge demand, Shiv Sena has filed a petition.