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Highlights of Supreme Court Karnataka order

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Following are the highlights of the order refusing to stay the swearing-in of BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa in Karnataka:

* A bench of Justices A K Sikri, S A Bobde and was specially convened at "odd hours" to hear the petition which challenges the Vajubhai Vala's communication to Yeddyurappa to be sworn in as CM.

* The bench noted that it is necessary to peruse the letters dated May 15 and May 16 submitted by Yeddyurappa to for claiming stake for government formation.

* It requested K K Venugopal, appearing for the Centre and Yeddyurappa to produce these letters on next hearing tomorrow at 10.30 am.

* The court made it clear that its order allowing swearing-in and government formation by the BJP in is subject to the outcome of the case before it.

* It also issued notices to the government and Yeddyurappa as it was clarified by Mukul Rohatgi that he was appearing for three BJP MLAs -- Govind M Karjol, C M Udasi and Basavaraj Bommai.

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 08:00 IST