Chief Minister Gehlot, earlier, alleged that colleagues, apparently referring to Congress MLAs from the Sachin Pilot camp, have been held hostages in Haryana under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s supervision.

"We believe that because of pressures from the top, Governor is not giving directions to call the session. We are unhappy with this," Gehlot said at a press conference.

Earlier today Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind and several other leaders also condoled the demise of Madhya Pradesh Governor.

The editorial, however, ended with a statement that read "Uddhav Thackeray is not greedy for power. Politics, in the end, is for power and it's not like nobody wants power, but Uddhav Thackeray is not the leader who will do anything for staying in power.

Tagging the Chief Minister's official handle on Twitter, Dhankhar said, "Urge Mamata - be in touch with Guv- had this been done army would have been called 3 days back".

In a televised address to the nation, Macron said people should stay at home and only go out for essential activities. He said that anyone flouting the restrictions would be punished.

The total cases in Italy have now topped 35,000 with virus claiming over 2500 lives in the European country.

Through the letter, Nath further said the Governor's order of conducting the floor test on Tuesday itself, failing which it would be considered that his government lacks a majority, would be 'unconstitutional because of it being baseless.'

Citing cases of greed and power in politics, he said, in our country, a person becomes 'mad' if he is elected as a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA).

"This session is unconstitutional and illegal. Appointment of Pro-tem Speaker was also unconstitutional," says Fadnavis