Maharashtra Political Crisis: Cabinet Approves President’s Rule in the State, Reports

As the impasse over government formation refuses to end in Maharashtra, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has recommended President’s Rule in the state. reports News 18.

Governer Koshyari had given time to the NCP till 8.30pm today to prove that it has the numbers after the Shiv Sena on Monday failed to get letters of support from the political rivals before the deadline set by the Governor who rejected its plea for three more days to do so.

As the deliberations for government formation in Maharashtra reach a feverish pitch, the Congress has indicated it is keen on a chief minister from its ally NCP backed by the Shiv Sena.

The move comes a day after the Sena, in an embarrassing turn of events, failed to get letters of support from the Congress and the NCP before the deadline set by the Governor who rejected its plea for three more days to do so.

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