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Experts opine majority need not be proven in Raj Bhavan

DNMUM414226 | 5/16/2018 | Author : Sanjay Jog & Sudhir Suryawanshi | WC :486 | India



Mumbai: The poll results in Karnataka have led to a political game of thrones, with the BJP and the Congress-JD(S) claiming a majority to form the next government in the state.
Constitutional experts opine it is the discretion of Governor Vajubhai Vala (80) to appoint the CM. However, they were unanimous the CM will have to prove his majority on the floor of the House, not on the lawns of Raj Bhavan.
Lok Sabha former secretary general Subhash Kashyap said that as per the Constitution, the Governor has full authority in this regard. “But after the appointment, the CM has to face the Assembly to prove his majority in the house to run the government. There are precedents when the single largest party was invited while in som
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