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BJP's bluff called out by court: Rahul Gandhi on SC floor test order

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today said the order on floor test in was a vindication of the party's stand that the acted "unconstitutionally".

Taking to Twitter, Gandhi said the court has called out BJP's "bluff" of forming a government even without the numbers and alleged that the party will now resort to using money and muscle power to "steal" the mandate.

"Today's order, vindicates our stand that acted unconstitutionally," he said on

He also said that the party has been stopped legally from forming their government as they do not have the numbers.

"The BJP's bluff that it will form the Government., even without the numbers, has been called out by the court. Stopped legally, they will now try money and muscle, to steal the mandate," he said.

The BJP, which emerged as the single largest party with 104 seats in Assembly, was invited by Vala to form the government.

In a historic pre-dawn hearing, the top court had yesterday cleared the last-minute hurdle created by the Congress-JD(S) combine for the BJP's ambitious surge in by paving the way for Yeddyurappa to be sworn in as the of

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 13:10 IST
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