Congress To Return in Arunachal Pradesh; Court Orders To Restore Governance

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Congress To Return in Arunachal Pradesh

Supreme Court of India ordered Congress to restore its governance back in Arunachal Pradesh which was subjected under President Rule from January 26, 2016, after dismissing the charges of illegal and unconstitutional state governance.

The decision was taken by the legislative assembly after governor’s decision was unsustainable and liable to set aside under the then governance from December 9, 2015. It followed up when 21 out of 47 lawmakers rebelled against Chief Minister Nabam Tuki led Congress government in Arunachal Pradesh. At that time Governor J P Rajkhowa had forwarded a state assembly sessions where Nabam Tuki and house speaker Nabam Rebia had been removed amid much protests against them.

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In present date restoration of the Congress government back in the State is likely a massive blow to BJP led centre government. Both being the rivalry from ages, Congress Supremo congratulated Tuki and his team member. Stating as a victory of the democracy and also explaining the PM the real meaning of it. This makes opposition ruling in two major states as of now, Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

The panel comprising five-judge belonging to apex court went unanimously in setting aside the governor’s order. The decision cleared the status quo in the northeastern state giving a fair verdict. They deliberated on the legality of the incumbent of the opposition. It also played on the fact that whether the governor had the power to call a special session of the assembly without the consent of the cabinet.

Tuki government complained regarding central party’s alleged swearing in so as to bring governance in its name but Supreme Court was revising its decision gave the nod in favour of Congress led governance in Arunachal Pradesh.

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