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Congress terms Supreme Court order 'great victory', Manohar Parrikar reserves comment

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Panaji , 14 Mar 2017

Goa Chief Minister-designate Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said he will comment on the Supreme Court's order on a floor test after jis swearing-in ceremony in the evening, even as the Congress party termed the court order "a great victory"."I will comment after the swearing-in," Parrikar told reporters in Panaji, when asked to comment on the apex court's decision to organize a floor test of his government on Thursday. Parrikar resigned as Defence Minister on Monday to take over the reins of a BJP-led government in Goa.Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh called the Supreme Court's order a "great victory for the Congress".The Congress had petitioned the apex court late on Monday alleging that Goa Governor Mridula Sinha had acted unilaterally and invited BJP to form a government in Goa, despite the fact that the Congress had emerged as the single largest party in the February 4 state assembly election with 17 seats.The apex court did not stay the swearing in ceremony, but directed that a floor test be held on Thursday.



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