Independent Mumbai MLA who had pledged support to BJP joins Sena., Independent MLA from Mira-Bhayandar to join Shiv Sena,, SOPs on re-opening puts onus of student safety on Maharashtra schools: Principals,, Mumbai court adjourns Arnab’s pre-arrest bail hearing in cop assault case,, Mumbai: Byculla Zoo could reopen in the next 2 months,, Mumbai citizen group submits plan for easing traffic woes to BMC. Ranchi. Copyright © HT Media Limited All rights reserved. Ranchi. Jaipur, After Eknath Khadse’s move to the ruling Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has suffered one more jolt on Saturday as an independent member of the legislative Assembly (MLA) Geeta Jain, who had earlier declared support to the party, switched loyalty to the ruling Shiv Sena. In another blow to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after senior leader Eknath Khadse quit the party, independent legislator from Mira-Bhayandar Geeta Jain is set to join the Shiv Sena on Saturday afternoon. Sitharaman announces new employment scheme to generate opportunities, LIVE: ‘Scheme being launched to incentivise creation of jobs during virus recovery phase’, India in historic recession, RBI ‘nowcast’ shows, FM Nirmala Sitharaman says India witnessing active economic recovery, ‘You dream of becoming CM after getting 40 seats’: RJD’s Manoj Jha taunts Nitish Kumar, Moody’s expects India’s GDP growth to shrink by 8.9% in 2020, ‘He said we aren’t like that’: Ashwin talks about Kohli & Ponting’s spat, Congress part of pro-Art 370 alliance in J&K? “There is a practice going on about affiliated or associated MLAs who give their support to a political party, but don’t become a member of the legislative party. , Chandigarh , Dehradun, Kolkata, Noida, Gurgaon, Jain was welcomed into the party by chief minister and Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray at his Bandra residence, ‘Matoshree’. Maharashtra Election 2014 Results - Find the complete updates of Maharashtra Election 2014 Results Maharashtra Assembly Elections. MUMBAI: Bandra East MLA Zeeshan Siddiqui has filed a complaint at the Nirmal Nagar police station and sought an FIR under Section 153 A (promoting enm. Copyright © HT Media Limited All rights reserved. Humidity -Wind … According to her supporters, after winning the Assembly elections last year, the BJP should have handed over the reins of the party to her in Mira-Bhayander. The speaker of the Assembly has the powers to decide on disqualification of an independent MLA. In the Mumbai Assembly Election 2019, Colaba had the lowest number of votes at 40.2%. Jain was in touch with Sena functionaries after the formation of the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi and had met Thackeray on a few occasions looking for a switch. Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Bhopal Voter Turnout in Mumbai for the 2019 Maharashtra Assembly Elections was 50.4%. The BJP controls the municipal body, but some corporators are in touch with Jain and could join the Sena with her or may join later. In this case as well, there is no provision available in the anti-defection law and the practice is going on for years unofficially,” he added.