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Aaditya Thackeray may face disqualification. Find out why

  • What: Aaditya Thackeray, Shiv Sena MLA, may face disqualification from the Legislative Assembly.

  • Why: This likeliness comes after Aaditya Thackeray defied a whip to vote for Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde during a test of strength of his government today.

  • Context: Shiv Sena MLAs were instructed to vote for the Eknath Shinde government by a chief whip chosen by the rebel camp. The Chief Whip was endorsed at the stroke of midnight by the Speaker elected yesterday, Rahul Narvekar.

  • Disqualification: However, by voting against the Shinde government, Aaditya Thackeray defied the whip, which may lead to his disqualification.