High Court axes President's Rule in Uttarakhand

Dehradun, April 21: In a major setback to the central government, The Uttarakhand High Court on Thursday set aside the imposition of President's Rule in the hill state.

After two consecutive days of hearing on a matter filed by ousted chief minister Harish Rawat, the court said the proclamation of central rule in the state stood null and void.


Congress leader and former finance minister Indira Hridayesh said her party "saluted the judiciary for upholding truth and law".


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