The Attorney General (AG) on Friday informed the Supreme Court that the Centre is ready to conduct floor test in Uttarakhand under the court’s supervision.A bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh had on Tuesday repeated its suggestion that the Centre should consider holding a floor test in the assembly under its supervision.According to ANI, AG Mukul Rohatgi asked the court to appoint an observer. “There should be one agenda and observer should be retired Chief Election Commissioner,” said Rohatgi.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Earlier this week, the Court suggested that it may order a ‘composite floor test’ for Uttarakhand Assembly as was directed by the apex court in 2005 in Jharkhand when BJP leader Arjun Munda had challenged the government formation by JMM supremo Shibu Soren.”The floor test (in Uttarakhand Assembly) can be on Jharkhand Model,” a bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh.An apex court bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra, had on April 27, directed to continue the President’s rule for the while.The two-judge division bench, comprising of Justice Dipak Mishra and Justice Shiva Kirti Singh, had also asked several questions to the Centre asking it to justify imposition of President’s rule in the state.Hearing the Centre’s plea against the Uttarakhand High Court order, the apex court sought to know whether the Governor could have sent a message in the present manner under Article175 (2) to conduct a floor test and if delay in the floor test can be a ground for the proclamation of President’s rule in the state.The apex court has also sought to know whether disqualification of MLAs by the Uttarakhand Speaker is a relevant issue for the purpose of imposing President’s rule under Article 356 and proceedings in the Uttarakhand assembly can be taken note of by the President for imposing his rule.The apex court further asked the Centre as to what the stage is of the Appropriation Bill and when President’s rule comes into the picture with regards to the Appropriation Bill.The Centre had introduced President’s rule on March 27.

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Uttarakhand crisis: Centre agrees for floor test under Supreme Court’s supervision