What is the President’s rule and why was it imposed in Maharashtra? 
What is the President’s rule and why was it imposed in Maharashtra? (Image: The Quint)
  • 1. Why Was It Imposed in Maharashtra
  • 2. What Does President's Rule Mean
  • 3. How Long Can the President's Rule Continue
  • 4. Shiv Sena, Congress-NCP Protest President's Rule
  • 5. Maharashtra's History With President's Rule
Amid Tussle, President’s Rule in Maharashtra: What Does This Mean

Following a 19-day-long political impasse in Maharashtra, President’s rule came into force in the state on Tuesday, 12 November, after political parties failed to stake claim to form the next government.

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari sent a report to the Centre stating that formation of a stable government was “impossible in the current situation despite all his efforts.”

So, what is the President’s rule? Why was it imposed and how does it affect the people of the state?

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