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The Supreme Court today directed that the floor test in the Maharashtra assembly will be conducted tomorrow. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will prove majority of his government on the floor of the house. The apex court also directed Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to ensure that all elected members of the house are sworn in tomorrow itself. The entire exercise has to be completed by 5 pm.

A bench comprising Justices N V Ramana, Ashok Bhushan and Sanjiv Khanna also said the entire proceedings has to be telecast live. The bench added that the voting in the assembly shall not be on the basis of secret ballot.

The governor will also appoint a pro-tem speaker who will administer oath to the newly elected members.

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