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

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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-

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