SC asks Centre about feasibility of holding floor test in Uttarakhand

18TH_SUPREME_COURT_1334414fNEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today asked centre to explore the feasibility of holding a floor test in Uttarakhand Assembly under court’s supervision. The apex court also adjourned till tomorrow the hearing on the Centre’s appeal against the Uttarakhand High Court verdict revoking President’s rule in the state.

A bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh asked the Attorney General Mukul Rohtagi to take instructions in this regard and respond to the court tomorrow.

The Apex Court had on 27th of last month, directed to continue the President’s rule for the while. The two- judge division bench had also asked several questions to the Centre asking it to justify imposition of President’s rule in Uttarakhand.

The Centre had introduced President’s Rule on 27th March, one day before Chief Minister Harish Rawat was to take a trust vote in the assembly.

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