The Uddhav Thackeray led Maharashtra Vikash Aghadi, the alliance of the Shiv Sena, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Indian National Congress (INC,) on the 30th of November, won the trust vote and proved the required majority of 145 votes.
The Shiv Sena-INC-NCP alliance participated in the floor test to prove the majority of their Government.
After Uddhav Thackeray, the President of the Shiv Sena, took the oath of office as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Bhagat Singh Koshyari, the State Governor, asked Thackeray to prove majority by the 3rd of December.
On the 30th of November, Dilip Walse Patil, a member of the NCP and the Protem Speaker of the Maharashtra Assembly, conducted the floor test.
While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) boycotted the trust vote and walked out, the NCP-Shiv Sena-INC alliance won approximately 169 votes.
All the 105 BJP Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) refused to participate in the floor test and walked out of the Assembly.
The trust vote began around 2:43 P.M., on the 30th of November and was conducted using an open ballot method.
After winning the trust motion, the Uddhav Thackeray Government will now officially remain the State Government for the next 5 years.
The Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi expressed happiness and the 3 parties of the alliance congratulated one another upon the formation of the State Government under the leadership of the Thackeray family.
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