Uttarakhand: Centre files appeal in SC, registry told to list matter for hearing

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New Delhi, Apr 22: The Union Government on Friday sought a stay on the High Court verdict which set aside President's rule in Uttarakhand. After the High Court delivered its verdict on Thursday, the union government had immediately decided to file an appeal in the Supreme Court.

Today the matter was mentioned before a Bench comprising Justice Dipak Mishra by the Attorney General of India. After the matter was mentioned the court directed the government to file the same before the registry and seek that the matter be listed.

Uttarakhand: Centre files appeal in SC

Once the matter is filed before the registry, the Registrar General of the Supreme Court would seek instructions from the Chief Justice on when the matter should be listed.

The Supreme Court had told the government that following the process before the registry and after the RG has sought instructions, the matter could be listed for hearing either today or on Monday.

The Union Government had filed an appeal in the Supreme Court after the High Court had struck down the imposition of president's rule in Uttarakhand. The High Court order paved the way for Harish Rawat to seek a floor test in the assembly on April 29.

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