Supreme Court order directing BJP Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa to prove the majority on the floor of the Karnataka Assembly tomorrow (Saturday) has come as a shot in the arm of Congress. Though BJP had pleaded more time for the floor test to happen, but now the party leaders have claimed that saffron party will win the floor test.”We are confident of winning the floor test,” said Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa while talking to media after the apex court verdict. “We will obey the Supreme Court order on floor test,” he further added.BJP leader Prakash Javadekar said the party is ready and confident to win the trust vote.The Supreme Court on Friday ordered Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa to prove the majority on the floor of Karnataka Assembly tomorrow (Saturday) at 4 PM. “SC has delivered a historic verdict, many important directions have been given, one of them being that floor test has to be conducted at 4 pm tomorrow under a pro tem speaker,” said Abhishek Manu Singhvi.”Let the House decide and the best course would be floor test,” a three-judge bench headed by Justice A K Sikri said.The top court said the Pro tem speaker will take decisions in accordance with the law on the issue of floor test. The apex court also directed the Karnataka government and the Governor not to nominate any MLA from the Anglo-Indian community to participate in the floor test tomorrow. The bench also asked the newly elected government not to take any major policy decision till it proves majority in the House.It also ordered authorities including the DGP to ensure law and order outside the Karnataka Assembly. The apex court made it clear that it would deal with the constitutionality of the Governor’s letter inviting Yeddyurappa to form the government later.
Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018
Karnatka Assembly Election 2018
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