Uttarakhand Assembly trust vote: As it happened

Alleging horse-trading by Congress, the BJP on Tuesday admitted defeat after the conclusion of two-hour long Supreme Court-monitored trust vote proceedings in the Uttarakhand Assembly. The official results of the trust vote will be announced by the apex court on Wednesday. However, going by the media reports, it is almost clear that former Congress chief minister Harish Rawat has survived the trust vote and proved majority in the 70-member House.

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 00:23
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Dehradun: Alleging horse-trading by Congress, the BJP on Tuesday admitted defeat after the conclusion of two-hour long Supreme Court-monitored trust vote proceedings in the Uttarakhand Assembly. The official results of the trust vote will be announced by the apex court on Wednesday. However, going by the media reports, it is almost clear that former Congress chief minister Harish Rawat has survived the trust vote and proved majority in the 70-member House.

Here are the updates :-

10 May 2016, 13:02 PM

Congress MLAs flash victory sign, shout slogans 'long live Congress, long live Harish Rawat' after trust vote.

10 May 2016, 13:00 PM

Media reports claim Harish Rawat got 33 votes, while BJP got 28; One defection from each side.

BJP was able to poach one of our MLAs. Centre should have been more careful in enforcing the President's Rule here: Ambika Soni, Congress.

10 May 2016, 12:46 PM

33 members who were on our side cast their votes. Want to thank PDF, BSP, UKD: Indira Hridayesh, Congress after floor test.

10 May 2016, 12:26 PM

Hope clouds of uncertainty over state will disappear and things will be clearer tomorrow: Harish Rawat.

Won't comment on what happened inside the assembly:Harish Rawat.

10 May 2016, 12:24 PM

I also thank the honourable SC and democratic forces who supported us to defeat BJP. Uttarakhand will be victorious tomorrow: Harish Rawat.

I thank the divine powers for their blessings and the people of Uttarakhand for their unflinching support: Harish Rawat after floor test.

10 May 2016, 12:19 PM

BJP alleges horse-trading by Congress, says the ruling party bribed 12 MLAs to win the floor test.

10 May 2016, 12:12 PM

Confident of winning majority. Not appropriate to comment on number of votes before Supreme Court's announcement: Harish Rawat.

10 May 2016, 12:09 PM

Harish Rawat has won trust vote, claims BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi.

 

10 May 2016, 12:04 PM

Tomorrow SC will open the sealed envelope. Voting happened by the way of 'raising hands': Teerath Singh Rawat, BJP.

10 May 2016, 12:01 PM

SC-monitored trust vote proceedings conclude in Uttarakhand Assembly.

10 May 2016, 11:37 AM

Politicians keep their fingers crossed as trust vote proceedings to seal fate of Harish Rawat-led Congress govt underway.

10 May 2016, 11:15 AM

President's Rule temporarily lifted for two hours in Uttarakhand as proceedings for floor test begin in Assembly.

10 May 2016, 11:01 AM

Our party will vote in favour of Congress in Uttarakhand, reports of deal with BJP are false: Mayawati.

 

10 May 2016, 10:56 AM

No deal with BJP, our party is supporting Congress, says BSP Chief Mayawati ahead of crucial floor test in Uttarakhand Assembly.

10 May 2016, 10:51 AM

Congress MLA Rekha Arya reaches Uttarakhand Assembly with BJP MLAs ahead of the crucial floor test.

 

10 May 2016, 10:47 AM

We are confident that BSP will support us: Azad

Congress is confident of winning the vote of trust, all our allies are standing by us: Ghulam Nabi Azad tells a news channel.

10 May 2016, 10:36 AM

Harish Rawat reaches Uttarakhand Assembly ahead of the crucial floor test today. Acid test for Harish Rawat today.

BJP MLAs meet ahead of the floor test in Uttarakhand.

10 May 2016, 10:34 AM

Heavy security deployment outside Uttarakhand Assembly ahead of floor test.

God is with us, we will win floor test today, says Harish Rawat.

10 May 2016, 09:21 AM

Congress MLAs reach Dehradun ahead of floor test in Uttarakhand Assembly, flash V-sign.

Harish Rawat government faces floor test in Uttarakhand Assembly on Tuesday

10 May 2016, 09:12 AM

We're in complete majority, we've numbers. We'll prove majority in Uttarakhand Assembly today: Indira Hridayesh, Congress.

Harish Rawat government faces floor test in Uttarakhand on Tuesday

10 May 2016, 09:07 AM

Congress responsible for bringing instability in Uttarakhand, stalling development projects: Ramesh Pokhriyal.

Harish Rawat govt lost its existence day they failed to pass budget in Assembly, had they been in majority it would've passed: Ramesh Pokhriyal, BJP

10 May 2016, 09:05 AM

Thereafter, the Speaker had disqualified all nine congress rebels under Anti-Defection law, hours after the President's Rule was imposed in the state on March 27.

10 May 2016, 09:04 AM

Uttarakhand had plunged into a political crisis when nine Congress legislators, including former chief minister Vijay Bahuguna, revolted against their own government during a debate over an Appropriation Bill on March 18 during the Budget Session of the Assembly.

10 May 2016, 09:03 AM

The Assembly will be out of bounds for media and all legislators and officials have been barred from carrying mobile phones to the House.

10 May 2016, 09:02 AM

The apex court also said the voting will be overseen by Principal Secretary (Legislative Assembly and Parliamentary Affairs) in the state.

The Supreme Court rejected their pleas yesterday after they moved the apex court against the Uttarakhand High Court's decision dismissing their petition against the disqualification.

10 May 2016, 09:01 AM

The rebel MLAs will not be allowed to participate in the floor test. Ousted chief minister Harish Rawat will need at least 32 members for claiming his majority on the floor.

10 May 2016, 08:59 AM

The Uttarakhand Assembly has 70 members, out of which 27 belongs to the Congress, excluding the nine rebels. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has 28 members, while there are six from other parties.

10 May 2016, 08:58 AM

The proceedings will be video-graphed and the result of the voting will be placed before the Supreme Court tomorrow in a sealed cover.

10 May 2016, 08:56 AM

During the two-hour-long special session from 11 am to 1 pm, the President's Rule will be kept in abeyance for a single agenda of vote of confidence.

10 May 2016, 08:55 AM

Floor test in the Uttarakhand Assembly will be conducted at 11 am today.

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