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Congress moves SC against Bopaiah's appointment

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The moved the on Friday challenging the appointment of as of the

Bopaiah will be presiding over the floor test on Saturday to ascertain whether enjoys a majority support in the Assembly or not.

A team of leaders arrived at the on Friday evening to file the petition. Once the plea is accepted by the Registry, they will approach the (vacation) for an early hearing late on Friday.

The has contended that Bopaiah is not the senior-most member of the newly-elected House and as per the Parliamentary convention, it is only the senior-most member in terms of number of times he has been elected to the Assembly who can be a

Earlier in the day, the party said Bopaiah's appointment was made "with the sole intent of manufacturing a majority out of minority for Yeddyurappa".



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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 20:14 IST