"Butchery Of Constitution": Sitaram Yechury Slams BJP


CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury attacked the BJP government and Maharashtra governor over his actions of submitting a report to the centre.

Written By Shloak Prabhu | Mumbai | Updated On:
Sitaram Yechury

As the political turmoil in Maharashtra intensifies, CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury attacked the BJP government. Yechury slammed the BJP and the governor's actions pertaining to the government formation. Yechury took to Twitter and unleashed a series of scathing attacks through his tweets.

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Sitaram Yechury on Maharashtra politics

He slammed the BJP for failing to form the government in the state and also referred to the Bommai judgement of 1994.

"The floor test is what determines whether a ‘stable government’ is possible." 

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While diverting his attack towards the Modi government, Yechury said:

"The Modi government is a brazen attack on Indian democracy,"

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Yechury also criticized the Maharashtra governor over his actions of submitting a report to the centre before the deadline given to NCP. He said:

"This is the butchery of our Constitution." 

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Governor of Maharashtra, Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Tuesday submitted a report to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) recommending President Rule in the state, according to the sources. As per sources, the governor has said that no parties have proven to be capable of forming the government in Maharashtra, thereby submitting his report to the centre. 

Assembly numbers in Maharashtra

The Mahayuti alliance in Maharashtra a combined tally of 161 seats (BJP- 105, Sena -56) but is yet to put its majority to use. On the other hand, the 'Maha- Agadhi' alliance (NCP-54, Congress-44) bagged 98 seats in total. The halfway mark is 145.

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