Thursday, April 21, 2016

Prez Rule in Uttarakhand quashed by HC, Centre to challenge it in SC

Prez Rule in Uttarakhand quashed by HC, Centre to challenge it in SC
Nainital/ New Delhi: Dealing a major blow to Modi government, the Uttarakhand High Court on Thursday, 21st April 2016 quashed the imposition of President' rule in the state and revived the Congress government headed by Harish Rawat, who has been asked to prove his majority on April 29. But Centre will challenge the Order of HC in Supreme Court on Friday, 22nd April 2016.
Coming down heavily on the Centre for the March 27 proclamation under Art 356, a division bench of the high court headed by Chief Justice K M Joseph said the imposition of the President's rule was contrary to the law laid down by the Supreme Court.

Meanwhile Centre to move Supreme court against
Uttarakhand HC's order tomorrow, 22nd April 2016 at 10:30AM,  Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told.

“We're filing an appeal (challenging Uttarakhand HC order),appeal is being prepared,it will be lodged in SC tomorrow morning, He said.

We've nothing to do with disqualified MLAs, we're only concerned with the Presidential notification added Mukul Rohatgi.
‘They (Centre) have every right to approach SC. We're confident that we'll be given justice’ Harish Rawat reacted. 

Harish Rawat conducted Cabinet meeting in Dehradun after HC sets aside President's rule in Uttarakhand reports said.

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