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Shinde hails Hindutva's victory as SC stays disqualification of rebel MLAs

After the SC's order, it is more likely that Eknath Shinde and other rebel Shiv Sena MLAs will push for a floor test in the Maharashtra Assembly to prove the minority of the ruling MVA alliance

Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde (Photo: ANI)

Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde (Photo: ANI)

BS Web Team New Delhi
Rebel Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde on Monday said the Supreme Court's move to stay disqualifications of him and other dissident Sena lawmakers was the victory of Bal Thackeray's Hindutva and the ideals of his mentor Anand Dighe. 

The top court has kept in abeyance the disqualification proceedings before the Deputy Speaker of the Maharashtra Assembly till July 11 and sought responses to pleas by rebel MLAs questioning the legality of notices seeking their disqualification. 

Maharashtra Assembly Deputy Speaker Narhari Zirwal, while issuing a disqualification notice, had asked the 16 rebels, including Shinde, to respond by 5.30 pm June 27

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First Published: Jun 28 2022 | 9:07 AM IST

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