SC to resume hearing on verdict revoking President's rule


The Supreme Court will resume hearing on the Uttarakhand High Court verdict revoking President's rule in the state where a major power tussle is underway between the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre and the Congress.

A bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh on Tuesday asked the Centre to explore the feasibility of holding a floor test in Uttarakhand assembly under court's supervision.

The court asked the Attorney General Mukul Rohtagi to take instructions from the Centre in this regard and respond to the court today

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 former Chief Minister Harish Rawat was to take a trust vote in the assembly.

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