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Uddhav Thackeray quits as Maharashtra CM after SC go-ahead to floor test

Shiv Sena rebel MLA Eknath Shinde on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the Uddhav Thackeray-led faction is in a 'hopeless minority' within the party

Uddhav Thackeray

Uddhav Thackeray | Photo: PTI

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray resigned late on Wednesday evening after the Supreme Court refused to stay Thursday's floor test in the Assembly. 

Earlier in the day, the top court said the floor of the House is the only way to settle these issues of democracy, observed the Supreme Court on Wednesday while hearing Shiv Sena chief whip Sunil Prabhu’s plea against Maharashtra Governor's direction to the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government to take a floor test in the Assembly on Thursday.

A vacation bench of Justice Surya Kant and Justice J B Pardiwala also asked senior advocate A M

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First Published: Jun 30 2022 | 12:12 AM IST

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