Coronavirus Crisis: Will Uddhav Thackeray have to resign?

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Two major things are in front of Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray first coronavirus outbreak and 2nd his position as CM constitutionally to be on the chief minister chair he has to become a legislator, an MLC because he didn’t fight any election before becoming Mhasrsahta CM. Now, Maharashtra stares at a constitutional crisis and if a wayout is not found, Uddhav may have to resign as chief minister.

Coronavirus Crisis: Will Uddhav Thackeray have to resign?
Coronavirus Crisis: Will Uddhav Thackeray have to resign?

Maharashtra has the highest coronavirus cases till now in India especially in the financial capital of India Mumbai. Till today about 8700 corona cases are in Maharashtra in which about 5600 cases are from Mumbai only. The state is literally in trouble due to coronavirus pandemic as well as government stability also.

As per the “Article 164” of the Constitution, it allows a non-legislator to be on a post in the council of ministers, including the office of the chief minister for six months. To get this done Uddhav Thackeray’s deadline ended on 28 May 2020.

Due to coronavirus pandemic, Shivsena, NCP & Congress party government asked the governor to extend this period. If he won’t able to legislator seat in upcoming weeks he might have to resign as Chief Minister of Maharashtra.

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