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Harish Rawat wins Uttarakhand floor test

 2016-05-11 08:19:43.0

harish-rawat_650x400_51462889301Tahlka news Bureau, Dehradun:� Congress in Uttarakhand on Wednesday as the Attorney-General informed the Supreme Court that sacked Chief Minister Harish Rawat had clinched the numbers in the floor test in the Uttarakhand Assembly with 33 of the 61 MLAs said to have voted for him. The floor test, also called a trust vote, was held to ascertain whether the ousted chief minister still enjoys a majority in the House. The Centre imposed President's Rule in Uttarakhand on March 27 saying Rawat lost his majority when nine Congress legislators rebelled. Congress President Sonia Gandhi had yesterday hailed the floor test as a "victory for democracy".

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