Supreme Court orders floor test in Karnataka tomorrow

Supreme Court today ordered a floor test for Yeddyurappa government at 4 pm in Karnataka Assembly tomorrow.

New Delhi, May 18 (PTI) The Supreme Court today ordered that a floor test be held in the Karnataka Assembly at 4 pm tomorrow to ascertain whether newly appointed BJP Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa enjoys majority in the state.

“Let the House decide and the best course would be floor test,” a three judge bench headed by Justice A K Sikri said.

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the Chief Minister, had sought reasonable time till Monday for the floor test but the bench, also comprising Justices S A Bobde and Ashok Bhushan, ordered it for tomorrow.