The Santoor virtuoso died here on Tuesday following a heart attack. He was 84.
Shetti met Koshyari at the Raj Bhavan here and made the request against the backdrop of the Sanghatana on Tuesday snapping ties with the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) over various farm issues.
The Raj Bhavan said Pokharna had appealed against the suspension before the Governor on January 25 this year under the Maharashtra Civil Services (Discipline and Appeal) Rules, 1979.
Amid uncertainty over Maharashtra speaker's election, Deputy CM Ajit Pawar, Ashok Chavan meet Governor
The speaker's post has been lying vacant since last February after incumbent Nana Patole quit following his appointment as Maharashtra Congress president.
State Congress president Nana Patole later said Koshyari had no moral right to remain at his position. NCP state unit chief Jayant Patil said the governor
Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Thursday said 70 per cent of the adult population in Maharashtra is fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
NCP questioning the historical veracity of such assertion and the Congress blaming Modi government’s representatives for ‘insulting’ the pride of Maharashtrian people and their revered king.
Koshyari, however, stuck to his remarks which he had made at a function in Aurangabad on Sunday and took a veiled dig at his detractors, saying some people have told him new facts about the history.
'We have the target of completing the electrification of public transport. BEST electric buses are already pressed into service in Mumbai,' the governor said.
The MVA government, formed by Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress, has waived off fine and interest amount of a residential project linked to Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik.
Thackeray had written to him asking for approval of the amended Speaker election business rule. But Koshyari called the amendment from secret ballot to voice vote unconstitutional.
Raut said, 'Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari studies a lot. So much study is not good in a democracy. What matters is listening to the voice of the people.'
The election for the post of the speaker is likely to be held during the ongoing winter session, which ends on December 28. The session had begun on December 22.
As per the amendment, vice-chancellors will not be appointed directly by the governor and he can only approve the names recommended by the state government.
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and state Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil paid their respects at the memorial at the police headquarters in south Mumbai.