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SC asks center to consider floor test in Uttarakhand

The apex court bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra asked Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to take instructions from the government and intimate the court about it.

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the central government to consider the possibility of a floor test to ascertain the legislative strength of ousted chief minister Harish Rawat of Uttarakhand that is under President’s Rule since March 27.

The apex court bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra asked Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to take instructions from the government and intimate the court about it.

The court said that even on an earlier occasion it had asked about resolving the political imbroglio in the hill state through a floor test.

It adjourned till Wednesday the hearing on Uttarakhand that was schedule to commence at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The matter was to be heard by the bench of Justice Shiva Kirti Singh and Justice Misra. However, Justice Singh is now a part of a special bench which will hear NEET at 2 p.m.

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