New Delhi: In a big setback to Congress, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the Uttarakhand High Court's order quashing the President's Rule in the state.
An apex court bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra reviewed the order of the High Court and stayed its verdict till April 27. The state High Court had yesterday set aside the Centre's rule imposed last month, saying Article 356 was imposed in the state contrary to the law laid down by Supreme Court.
The SC ruling evoked sharp reactions from all quarters, Here is how people reacted to the SC ruling.
-This order is interim, till 27th, because SC didn't have HC's judgement copy: Harish
-We will follow SC's judgement with due respect: Harish Rawat
-It is a big setback for Congress. Harish Rawat took the CM office yesterday without permission of Governor: Kailash Vijayvargiya, BJP
-Good judgement, quite hopeful that view of HC won't find favour with SC: Vijay Bahuguna, rebel Congress MLA
-The SC ruling means that Governor's Rule revives and CM will have no power or jurisdiction to work any further till further orders: Mukul Rohatgi, AG