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Team Uddhav moves SC against speaker’s decision on new Shiv Sena leader in Lok Sabha

The Shiv Sena faction led by Uddhav Thackeray has filed another petition in the Supreme Court against Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla over the removal of their MPs from Lok Sabha posts.

The petition calls for the reinstatement and cancellation of the appointments made from the Eknath Shinde faction, including Rahul Shewale who is the leader of Shiv Sena in the Lok Sabha.


The Eknath Shinde faction has also asked for the removal of Bhavana Gawali as the party’s Chief Whip.

The petition stated that the speaker didn’t maintain the basic rules of natural justice. He didn’t call for an explanation from the Shiv Sena Parliamentary Party or the petitioners despite specific requests.


By doing this, the Speaker has instigated anti-party activities; claimed the petition that was filed by MPs Vinayak Raut and Rajan Vichare.

A delegation of 12 rebel MPs had met the Speaker on July 19 and named the new Chief Whip and the Leader of the party in the Lok Sabha.


Mr Shinde claimed that he has done no wrong. “In democracy, numbers are important. Whatever we have done is under the ambit of the Constitution, laws, rules and regulations,” he told reporters.

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