Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday said that it would be up to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray (Uddhav Thackeray) to decide whether to nominate actress Mrmila Matondkar in the Legislative Assembly.
- Latest version:October 31, 2020, 6:10 p.m.
From the governor quota, 12 candidates will be nominated to the state legislature. Raut’s remarks came a day after Maharashtra’s cabinet nominees discussed the issue with the governor.
There are 12 seats vacant in June
Asked about the discussion on Urmila Matandkar’s name, Raut told reporters, “I have also heard rumors that the government will nominate Matandakar for the Legislative Assembly. This is the prior approval of the state cabinet. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has been approved to take a decision on the matter. Twelve seats in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly fell vacant in June this year. Under Article 1, Article 1 of the Constitution, the Governor can nominate 12 persons for the State Legislative Assembly in the fields of literature, industry, science, cooperative movement and social service. Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress will each recommend four names to the Governor.
The names of these people are under discussion
Apart from Matondkar, the names of Marathi actor and Shiv Sena leader Abed Bandekar, singer Anand Shined, BJP left NCP, Eknath Khadse and farmer leader Raju Sethi are also mentioned. Matondkar was elected to the Lok Sabha on a Congress ticket from Mumbai North in 2019, in which he had to face defeat. However, he later left the party in the way the Mumbai Congress had done.