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Raigad collector disqualifies 10 councillors of Shiv Sena

In May 2021, 10 Shiv Sena councillors, including one co-opted, of Matheran hill station council had joined BJP in a function in Kolhapur.

Raigad collector disqualifies 10 councillors of Shiv Sena
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The Raigad district collector Mahendra Kalyankar has disqualified 10 councillors of the Matheran Hill Station Municipal Council, who had defected from the Shiv Sena to the BJP.

According to reports, nine elected and one nominated member had joined BJP, following which the Sena had filed a petition seeking their disqualification.

The members were disqualified as per defection rules, though the councillors have decided to appeal against the order before the urban development minister. The final hearing was on October 26, but the order was reserved.

In May 2021, 10 Shiv Sena councillors, including one co-opted, of Matheran hill station council had joined BJP in a function in Kolhapur.

Twelve former councillors and office-bearers of Shiv Sena also joined BJP. However, following this, Sena councillors were upset with the local leadership.

Also Read: NCP Raigad district President Pramod Ghosalkar to join Shiv Sena

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