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U’khand Governor asks Harish Rawat to prove majority by Mar. 28

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Dehradun (Uttarakhand): Uttarakhand Governor Dr. Krishna Kant Paul on Saturday wrote to Chief Minister Harish Rawat, asking him to prove majority in the House by March 28.

Rawat, who had earlier this afternoon said that he would tender his resignation if he was not able to prove majority, would be meeting the top Congress leadership in New Delhi tomorrow to apprise them about the current political crisis.

Attempting to downplay the political crisis in the state, the Chief Minister also emphasized that his main priority was the welfare of Uttarakhand.

The Congress Government in Uttarakhand is presently in crisis as nine party MLAs, including a minister, joining hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party last night.

A three-member BJP delegation met the Uttarakhand Governor last night and demanded the dismissal of the Harish Rawat-led government while stating that it was in a minority.

The BJP staked claim to form the government with the support of the rebel Congress MLAs.(ANI)

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