New Delhi [India], May 18 (NT): After the bucket of anger over Governor Vajubhai R. Vala's invitation to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to form a government, today with bundle of happiness the Congress Party welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to hold the floor test for the Karnataka Assembly 19.05.2018.
Congress said the judgment has upheld the Constitutional morality and democracy.
Congress leader Ashwani Kumar during an interview to ANI said the apex court judgment has justified the faith of people in the wisdom of the court.
"The Supreme Court verdict has upheld constitutional morality and democracy. It is a judgment that should be celebrated. The faith of people in the wisdom of the court is vindicated once again. It's set back for a party that wanted to usurp power," Ashwani asserted.
Another Congress leader P. C. Chacko leveled Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R. Vala's invitation to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to form a government in the state as "unconstitutional".
"What happened in Karnataka was wrong and unconstitutional and it was not cancelled that is our worry. But to a limited extent we are happy that the floor test is taking place tomorrow and we are sure that BS Yeddyurappa government will be ousted within 24 hours," Chacko noted.
Worth mentioning here B.S. Yeddyurappa, who took oath as the 23rd Chief Minister of Karnataka on Thursday, has to prove his majority in the state assembly on Saturday at 4 pm, the Supreme Court ruled earlier today.