Shiv Sena petitions the Maharashtra Deputy Speaker for the disqualification of Eknath Shinde and 11 other rebel MLAs.

Shiv Sena party led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has filed a petition with the Deputy Speaker of the state assembly demanding the removal of 12 rebel MLAs . The petition was filed by the Shiv Sena party led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray .

Mumbai (Maharashtra), June 23: The Shiv Sena party led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has filed a petition with the Deputy Speaker of the state assembly demanding the removal of 12 rebel MLAs, including Eknath Shinde, for failing to attend the legislative party meeting held on Wednesday.According to Sawant, we filed a petition before the Deputy Speaker (of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly) and asked that the membership of 12 (MLAs) be cancelled because they didn't attend yesterday's meeting.Some of the people who came did not arrive and some gave unnecessary reasons, he said.Shiv Sena has asked for disqualification of Prakash Surve, Tanaji Sawant, Mahesh Shinde, Abdul Sattar, Sandeep Bhumare, Bharat Gogawale, Yadhav, Anil Babar, Balaji Devdas, and Lata Chaudhari, the party leader.

The Shinde camp has won the support of 46 MLAs, including 37 Shiv Sena MLAs and nine independents.The rebel MLAs are staying at a hotel in Guwahati and held a meeting on Thursday, authorizing Shinde to decide on the next course of action.Shinde was unanimously elected as the leader of the Shiv Sena Legislature Party in 2019 and continues to be the party's chief whip, according to the Shinde party, which included Agriculture Minister Dada Bhuse, MLA Sanjay Rathore, and MLC Ravindra Phatak.Phatak is believed to be a close associate of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's who sent him as an emissary to Surat, where the rebel M