Maharashtra: Shiv Sena slams Shinde-Fadnavis over cabinet expansion, says government stuck in ‘constitutional dilemma’ India News

Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Monday attacked Eknath Shinde-Devendra fadnavis The Maharashtra government said it was taking arbitrary decisions without the cabinet being caught in a “constitutional dilemma”. Shinde And Fadnavis was sworn in as chief minister and deputy chief minister on June 30, but there has been no cabinet expansion since then, even with the new government renaming the metro rail carshed at Aarey, Aurangabad and Osmanabad. -At the same time the decision has also been taken about the decision making. The upcoming Navi Mumbai airport, among others.
Uddhav Thackeray The Shiv Sena faction insisted that the Shinde-Fadnavis government is illegal as the disqualification petitions of the rebel MLAs are pending in Parliament. Supreme court, Earlier this month, it had also asked the governor not to administer oath to any minister as the top court was yet to decide on the disqualification petition.
Terming Shinde and Fadnavis as “Vasu and Sapna”, the main characters of blockbuster “Ek Duje Ke Like”, the party in an editorial in its mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ on Monday said the two-member government is an “unusual” experiment. and “Political Family Planning”.
“…but due to the Supreme Court resorting to forced vasectomy, they are facing this situation (not expanding the cabinet),” the editorial said.
An iconic 1981 film starring Kamal Haasan and Rati Agnihotri, who play Vasu and Sapna, are madly in love with each other but meet a tragic ending.
“There has been one chief minister and one deputy chief minister in Maharashtra in the last 15 days, but one cannot call it a government,” the party said.
It said over 40 MLAs swarmed between Surat, Guwahati and Goa amid the rebellion, but when they came back to Mumbai, only two (Shinde and Fadnavis) took oath.
It asked how this “two-pillar” government could call “unconstitutional” Uddhav Thackeray’s order to rename Aurangabad to Sambhajinagar, Osmanabad to Dharashiv and the new Navi Mumbai airport after DB Patil.
The party also rejected the Shinde government’s decision to resume work on the Aarey Metro Rail Carshed, which was put on hold by the Thackeray government citing environmental concerns.
The Eknath Shinde-led government in Maharashtra on Saturday gave cabinet approval to rename the cities of Aurangabad and Osmanabad as Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar and Dharashiv respectively.
The decision to rename these cities was taken by the previous Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in its last meeting on June 29.
The Shinde government, however, maintained that the decisions were illegal as they were taken after the governor asked for a floor test in the assembly.

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