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SC hears Congress-JD(S) plea against Karnataka Guv's invite to BJP

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May 17, 2018 01:57


The Supreme Court begins hearing on petition of Congress and Janata Dal-Secular challenging Karnataka governor's decision to invite Bharatiya Janata Party's B S Yeddyurappa to form the government in the state and giving 15 days time to prove majority.

A three-judge bench of Justice A K Sikri, Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice S A Bobde hear the petition.

Hearing conducted in Courtroom no. 6. Congress's Abhishek Manu Singhvi argues for the Congress and JD-S.

Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta argues for the government.

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