Karnataka Tussle: Jethmalani Moves SC Against Karnataka Governor’s Decision Inviting BJP To Form Government


New Delhi: Senior lawyer and former Union Law Minister Ram Jethmalani today moved the Supreme Court in his personal capacity against the Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala’s decision to invite BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa to form government in the state, pleading that it was a “gross abuse of constitutional power”.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra considered the submission of Ram Jethmalani seeking urgent hearing and said that a three-judge special bench, which had heard the matter in the early hours, would re-assemble an hear it tomorrow.


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