The Supreme Court today ordered a floor test to be held 4pm tomorrow to prove if the one-day-old Yedyurappa govt has the support of MLAs required to continue in government.
Yaedurappa took oath of officeThursday morning hours after the apex court in a mid-night session ruled that it cannot stop the ceremony.
The bench comprising Justices AK Siikri, SA Bobde and Ashok Bhushan also reststrained Yedyurappa from taking any policy decisions till after the floor test.
It also restrained the new govt from nominating any anglo-Indian member to the house till it proves majority.
Governor Vajubhai Vala who granted the contrversial sanction to form govt sought one week time for floor test but was disregarded.
BJP emerged as single largest party in Karnataka elections but fell short of 8 for clear majority of 112 in the 222-seat polls. Congress allied with JDS to eke out 116 seats (78 + 38) and challenged BJP coming into power.