Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has missed the deadline of the new governing coalition to form the new government. He had till midnight to form a new coalition government. But he failed to constitute it during this time. In such a situation, there is an increased possibility that his Likud party may have to sit in opposition for the first time in 12 years. Apart from this, concerns have also increased about Netanyahu's political future.
President Reuven Rivlin gave Netanyahu four weeks to form the government, the period of which ended at midnight on Tuesday. In this way, the matter has once again come to the President. President Ruvan Rivlin has said that he will discuss the formation of the government with the 13 parties that won seats in Parliament on Wednesday. It is believed that Rivlin can give Netanyahu's opponents a chance to form a coalition government in the coming days.
If the government is not formed then elections will be held for the fifth time in two years
President Rivlin has the power to demand from Parliament that he should choose one of his members as the Prime Minister of the country. At the same time, in spite of all this, if a government is not formed in the country, then elections will be held once again in Israel. If elections are held then this will be the fifth election in two years time. This political uproar does not mean that Netanyahu may have to lose his prime minister's post immediately. However, it is definitely that now the clouds of crisis have started looming over his so long tenure.
Netanyahu reached all rates for government formation but did not get success
Despite political differences, opponents of Netanyahu have started informal talks with him in recent weeks. Opponents are hopeful that a government can be formed in the country only through this. In the election that ended on March 23, Netanyahu did not get a majority in Parliament. This was the fourth election in the country in less than two years. Even after repeated meetings with several of his rivals and discussing with a leader of a small Islamic Arab party, Netanyahu could not reach agreement on government formation.