President’s rule imposed in Maharashtra amid political impasse

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NEW DELHI: President’s rule was imposed in Maharashtra on Tuesday evening amid a stalemate over Government formation after the assembly polls last month.
The Union Cabinet had earlier in the day recommended President’s rule in the State after Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari submitted a report in this regard, officials said.
President Ram Nath Kovind has signed a proclamation imposing President’s rule in Maharashtra, they said adding the Assembly will remain in suspended animation. (AGENCIES)