Cabinet recommends revocation of President’s Rule in Uttarakhand

New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday recommended revocation of President’s Rule in Uttarakhand, an official said.

The decision came after the government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that ousted Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat commanded legislative majority and his government would be restored.

“The union cabinet has recommended revocation of President’s Rule in Uttarakhand,” the official said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the cabinet meeting.

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi had informed the apex court that Rawat got 33 votes in his favour while 28 legislators voted against him in the floor test held in Dehradun on Tuesday.

–IANS

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