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PIL Filed In Bombay HC Seeking To Direct Eknath Shinde & Rebel MLAs To Resume Duties In Maharashtra

Lawstreet Journal 27 Jun 2022 6:15pm

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A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Bombay High Court against MLA Eknath Shinde and other rebel 38 Shiv Sena MLAs for "neglecting" their official duties and seeking directions from them to resume office.

Utpal Baburao Chandawar and others filed the PIL, which was presented before the division bench's CJ Dipankar Datta and Justice MS Karnik by counsel Asim Sarode.

The bench declared that it will consider listing the PIL. Hon'ble Justice Dipankar Datta stated,

"You submit the precipice. We will see."

According to the PIL, which was filed through Advocate Ajinkya Udane, the ongoing political turmoil in the State of Maharashtra is causing citizens' public rights to be ignored.

"It is public nuisance to the citizens as the Ministers in Maharashtra are causing neglecting their duties towards the citizens who have elected them, Instead of working for the community, these Respondents are aiming at securing personal gains by instigating internal disorder within the governance of the State."

The prayers of the petition are as follows:


  1. Direct the Respondent No.1(Shinde) who is on unofficial leave with other Ministers to return to the State and assume their duties.
  2. Appropriate action may kindly be taken on Respondent No.1 and through him other Ministers with him, for omission of duties and moral wrongs committed leading to disrespect towards public rights and good governance.
  3. Detailed plan of assurance mentioning the process of governance in absence of many Ministers.

The petitioner describes himself as a follower of Mahatma Gandhi's thoughts.… Continue Reading...

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