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SC allows Shiv Sena to mention their writ today

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New Delhi, Nov 12 : The Supreme Court Registry may hear Shiv Sena’s second writ petition questioning the imposition of President’s Rule on Wednesday at 10.30am. In another petition the party had sought quashing of the Governor's Monday decision not to give three days time to submit letter of support for government formation in the state.

Thought Shiv Sena tried to push the petitions to be heard on Tuesday itself, but top court said it was impossible for the court to constitute a bench on Tuesday itself. Instead, Supreme Court asked Shiv Sena to mention their writ petition on Wednesday at 10.30 am.

Advocate Rajesh Inamdar appearing for Shiv Sena informed that a fresh petition(second petition) challenging the imposition of President Rule was being readied and the decision on its filing would be taken on Wednesday. Maharashtra was placed under the President's rule under Article 356(1) on Tuesday after governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari submitted a report regarding the stalemate over government formation after the Assembly polls were held in October.

In his report, the Governor mentioned that a situation has arisen where it is not possible to form a stable government even after 15 days of elections result being declared. UNI