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New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a petition filed by Shiv Sena chief whip Sunil Prabhu in which the Maharashtra governor directed the Adu Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghari (MVA) government to conduct a floor test in the assembly on Thursday. Was challenged. A vacation bench of Justices Surya Kant and JB Pardiwala noted the pleas of senior advocate AM Singhvi that the decision taken by Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiari from the MVA government at 11 a.m. on Thursday to prove majority was upheld. An urgent hearing is needed.

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– As soon as the bench convened, Advocate Singhvi, appearing for petitioner Prabhu, said, “I have 7 or 8 points.”

Initiating his argument, Singhvi said in a letter informing us about the floor test, it said that on June 28, the Leader of the Opposition (Devinder Fardnavis) met the Governor, and this morning we had a floor test tomorrow. Was reported.

He added that two NCP MLAs are affected by Covid 19, and one Congress MLA is abroad.

Senior counsel Abhishek Mano Singhvi is practically appearing on behalf of petitioner Sunil Prabhu through video conferencing. Senior counsel Neerak Kishan Cole is in the courtroom to appear on behalf of Eknath Shinde. Solicitor General Tishar Mehta will appear on behalf of the Governor of Maharashtra.

Earlier, the apex court had on June 27 stayed the disqualification proceedings against the rebel Shiv Sena MLA before the deputy speaker of the state assembly till July 11, and on petitions questioning the legality of the notices from the state government and others. An answer was also sought. Demanding their disqualification