Rawat wins trust vote: SC okays his return as Uttarakhand CM

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Uttarakhand, May 11: Harish Rawat will return as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. The Supreme Court today gave the go ahead to Rawat to take over as the Chief Minister after it had found that he had won the floor test which was held yesterday.

The Supreme Court which opened the sealed cover containing the results of the floor test found that Rawat had won 33 out of the 61 votes in the Uttarakhand legislative assembly.


The court had ordered the observer to submit the results of the floor test held yesterday in a sealed cover.

When proceedings began at the Supreme Court today, the Attorney General of India, Mukul Rohatgi said that the government was revoking President's rule in the state.

He said that the decision to revoke President's rule was taken after Harish Rawat had won the trust vote on the floor of the Uttarakhand legislative assembly yesterday.

Earlier Rawat too had filed a petition seeking to vacate the stay on the High Court order which had revoked President's rule in the state.

However with the AG now submitting that the centre was revoking president's rule, the petition filed by Rawat will be declared infructitious.

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