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Letter to BS: More surprises may be there to unfold in Maharashtra

The court did well to order the early test, though the BJP wanted two weeks' time to prove its strength in the Assembly

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari with CM-designate Uddhav Thackeray and his wife Rashmi Thackeray at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai
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Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari with CM-designate Uddhav Thackeray and his wife Rashmi Thackeray at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai

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The BJP’s ignominious attempt to grab power in Maharashtra, illegally and illegitimately, has come to an end, at least for now, with the resignation of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis (pictured) on Tuesday evening. Fadnavis had no option but to quit after Ajit Pawar of the NCP, who had promised to the BJP the support of the Sharad Pawar-led party, and had been made the deputy chief minister, resigned in the wake of the Supreme Court directive to hold a floor test on Wednesday. The court did well to order the early test, though the BJP wanted two weeks’ time to

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First Published: Nov 28 2019 | 1:13 AM IST

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