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Uttarakhand Assembly trust vote: As it happened

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 13:02
Zee Media Bureau
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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 :-

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13:02 PM

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

12:58 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.

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.

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.

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.

12:19 PM

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

12:12 PM

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

12:07 PM

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


12:03 PM

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

12:00 PM

SC-monitored trust vote proceedings conclude in Uttarakhand Assembly.

First Published: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 13:02
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