Uttarakhand Political Crisis: Floor test on May 10; rebel MLAs can't vote

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 06 May 2016, 02:25 PM
Former CM of Uttarakhand Harish Rawat
Former CM of Uttarakhand Harish Rawat

The much awaited floor test for the Harish Rawat govt will be conducted on 10th May in the state of Uttarakhand. Attorney General of India on Friday informed the apex court that the time is apt to conduct a floor test in the state.

A bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh had on Tuesday repeated its suggestion that the Centre should consider holding a floor test in the assembly under its supervision.

According to ANI, AG Mukul Rohatgi asked the court to appoint an observer. “There should be one agenda and observer should be retired Chief Election Commissioner,” said Rohatgi.

“Floor test in U’khand Assembly on May 10 from 11 AM to 1 PM” said the top court while hearing the issue.

Along with this, the 9 rebel MLAs of the Congress party will not be eligible to vote, ruled Supreme Court.

As per the apex court's decision, President Rule in Uttarakhand will be suspended on Tuesday for the floor test, which will be held between 11am and 1 pm.

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