Singhvi questioned the 15 days given to Yeddyurappa to prove majority and cited earlier instances when the SC had curtailed the deadline to pass a floor test to 48 hours. He added that it was better to stop the scrambling of an egg than attempt to unscram
then granted permission for a special bench. The petition was heard by a three-judge bench of Justices A K Sikri, S A Bobde and Ashok Bhushan, which assembled at 2.10am.
While the petitioners fielded senior advocate A M Singhvi, who walked into Court No. 6 at 1.50am, the Union government was represented by additional solicitor general Tushar Mehta who arrived at 1.55am. Former attorney general Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for BJP MLAs, entered at 2.05am and attor-