Congress moves SC against Karnataka Governor's decision to invite Yeddyurappa to form government

We will use all legal and constitutional rights available to us, says Randeep Surjewala of Congress in Delhi Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India May 16, 2018, 10.56 PM (IST)

After Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Wednesday invited BJP legislative party leader BS Yeddyurappa to form the new government in the state, the Congress approached Supreme Court Chief Justice Dipak Misra for an urgent hearing on the matter.

Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi is the leading his party`s challenge.

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According to television reports, the Congress wants an urgent hearing in the matter tonight. Congress is seeking a stay on Yeddyurappa's swearing-in.  

The Congress said the Governor denigrated his office, trampled the Constitution and acted as a BJP puppet.

Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala has invited Yeddyurappa to take oath as Chief Minister on Thursday morning at the Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru.

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