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As reported earlier, leaders of the Congress party and the Janata Dal (Secular) have challenged the decision of Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala to invite the BJP to form the government in the state in the Supreme Court.
The Governor’s decision that was made public late on Wednesday evening prompted Congress and JDS leaders to knock on the doors of the Supreme Court in the wee hours of Thursday morning.
So why has the coalition approached the Supreme Court? Here are the primary grounds for challenge in the petition:
Therefore, it has been prayed that the decision of the Governor to invite the BJP to form the government and the call to appoint BS Yeddyurappa as Chief Minister of Karnataka be set aside as being unconstitutional.
Read the petition: