Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has resigned from the post of Maharashtra Chief Minister. He announced this at a press conference held today. The Supreme Court has ordered a floor test to be conducted on 27 November in the Vidhan Sabhaa. Earlier, Devendra Fadnavis had sworn in as Chief Minister on Saturday (23 November). After a few hours of Supreme Court's deccision, Ajit Pawar resigned as Deputy Chief Minister.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Governor of Maharashtra to conduct a floor test in the state assembly on November 27. The apex court directed Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to also ensure that all elected members of the house take oath on Wednesday. The court has said that the entire process should be completed by five o'clock. A bench of Justice NV Raman, Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice Sanjiv Khanna said that there should be no secret ballot during the power test in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly and the entire proceedings of the assembly should be telecast live.