President’s rule ends Harish Rawat regime in Uttarakhand
Dehradun: The week-long political drama in Uttarakhand ended on Sunday when President’s was imposed in the Hill State after recommendation from the Union Cabinet.
A report recommending imposition of the president’s rule was sent to the central govdernment last Saturday night by the Uttarkhand governor.
The political crisis in Uttarakhand started earlier this month when nine Member of Legislative Party (MLA) rebelled against the Chief Minister Harish Rawat.
A notice was also issued against them by the assembly speaker asking why they should not be disqualified under the anti-defection law.
Horse trading sting:
The rebel MLAs released a sting video of Rawat, alleging that he had indulged in horse-trading to save his government.
The state BJP immediately contended that governance had completely broken down in the state and called for President's Rule.