Narvekar said it is difficult to fix a definite time frame at this stage. “It is difficult to fix a time frame as there are many petitions and most importantly to determine which political party the whip is to be issued,” he told PTI in an interview in London.
In the wake of the Supreme Court verdict, Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Rahul Narvekar on Saturday said he would try to resolve the issues in the state “at the earliest”. The Supreme Court this week asked the Speaker to complete the process in a “reasonable time”. Narvekar said it is difficult to fix a definite time frame at this stage. “It is difficult to fix a time frame as there are many petitions and most importantly to determine which political party the whip is to be issued,” he told PTI in an interview in London.
“But the effort is to complete the process as soon as possible,” he said. The Speaker’s visit to the UK concluded after he addressed the Indian student community at the University of Cambridge on policy making, parliamentary democracy and legislative business. . During his visit this week, Narvekar said he held meetings with UK industrialists to explore investment opportunities for Maharashtra. “Maharashtra is one of the most hardworking states in the country and accounts for 30 per cent of UK investment in India,” he said. Therefore, we have an attractive offer for investors.
Speaking to reporters from London earlier this week, Narvekar had said he would listen to all sides. “I welcome the Supreme Court’s decision asking the Speaker to decide who represents the legislature party – the elected representative or the political party,” he said. Will also happen. He also claimed that the Supreme Court upheld his stand on the disqualification of legislators. He said, “The Supreme Court has said in its order that it will be the prerogative of the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly to decide on the petition regarding the disqualification of 16 MLAs, including Chief Minister Eknath Shinde. I have been saying this continuously that only the speaker of the assembly will take a decision in this matter.
Chief Justice D.Y. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chandrachud said on Thursday that the Speaker’s decision to appoint Bharat Gogawale of the Shinde faction as a whip of the Shiv Sena was “illegal”.
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