The Supreme Court on Monday gave a breather to the BJP-Ajit Pawar government in Maharashtra as it reserved its order on Governor B.S. Koshyari”s decision to invite the BJP to form a government in the state for Tuesday.
The top court said the order on Maharashtra will be pronounced on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the central government, told the court that he has “brought letters of support of the BJP, NCP MLAs on which the Governor”s decision rested”.
Mehta said: “Documents show that NCP leader Ajit Pawar submitted a letter of support of 54 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLAs to the Governor with their signatures.”