Karnataka crisis: BJP to help dharna at assembly, Congress’s DK Shivakumar to meet rebels in Mumbai

BENGALURU: Amid the ongoing political crisis in Karnataka, the state BJP has decided to stage a dharna at Vidhan Soudha on Wednesday demanding CM’s resignation. On the other hand, Congress leader and minister DK Shivakumar is expected to meet dissident MLAs in Mumbai the same day. The coalition government has been rocked by the resignations…

Karnataka crisis: BJP to help dharna at assembly, Congress’s DK Shivakumar to meet rebels in Mumbai

BENGALURU: Amid the continuing political crisis in

Karnataka

, the notify BJP has determined to stage a dharna at Vidhan Soudha on Wednesday stressful CM’s resignation. On the opposite hand, Congress leader and minister DK Shivakumar is anticipated to meet dissident MLAs in Mumbai the same day.

The coalition govt has been rocked by the resignations of 14 MLAs – 11 of Congress and three of JD(S).

“I actually have held discussions with our flesh pressers and we have determined to help a convey in entrance of the Gandhi statue at 11am, stressful the resignation of chief minister Kumaraswamy who has misplaced majority,” social gathering notify unit chief B S Yeddyurappa knowledgeable journalists in Bengaluru.

The old chief minister held a chain of conferences with social gathering leaders at his plan since morning on the continuing political traits and BJP’s thought of motion.

In accordance to sources, Yeddyurappa is anticipated to meet governor Vajubhai Vala at the Raj Bhavan on Wednesday.

In a blow to the Kumaraswamy-led Congress-JD(S) govt, the collection of coalition MLAs who have resigned has increased to 14, with the addition of R Roshan Baig on Tuesday. Of the 14 MLAs, 11 are from Congress and three from JD(S).

The ruling coalition faces the threat of losing its majority if the resignations of the insurrection MLAs are favorite.

The JD(S)-Congress coalition’s complete power is 116 (Congress-78, JD(S)-37 and BSP-1), besides the Speaker.

With the enhance of the 2 independents, who on Monday resigned from the ministry, the BJP has 107 MLAs in the 224 member Residence, the build the half-technique set apart is 113.

If the resignations of the 14 MLAs are favorite, the coalition’s tally would possibly be lowered to 102. The speaker also has a vote.

Resignation letters of 8 of 13 MLAs no longer in format: SpeakerCuriously, assembly speaker K R Ramesh Kumar pointed out that the resignation letters of eight out of 13 MLAs of the ruling coalition weren’t in the prescribed format and he has asked the legislators to put up them effectively.

“Baig’s letter became submitted right this moment time and so I actually have no longer scrutinised it,” Kumar said.

“Among these 13 resignation letters (submitted earlier), five are in the prescribed format as per the guidelines.

“These five are of Anand Singh, Narayana Gowda, Pratap Gouda Patil, Gopalaiah and Ramalinga Reddy,” Kumar knowledgeable journalists at his chamber.

“For the explanation that other resignation letters weren’t in the prescribed format, we have despatched them a reminder letter that they weren’t in the prescribed format and hence, whenever you happen to need you can put up your resignations effectively,” he added.

The 14 MLAs who submitted their resignations are S T Somashekhar, Munirathna, B A Basavaraj, Pratap Gouda Patil, B C Patil, Ramesh Jarkiholi, A Shivaram Hebbar, Mahesh Kumathalli, Ramalinga Reddy, Anand Singh and R Roshan Baig (all congress), and Gopalaiah, Narayana Gowda, Adagur H Vishwanath (all

JDS

), the speaker said.

He said he has asked Anand Singh, Pratap Gouda Patil, Narayana Gowda to look sooner than him for private hearing on July 12 at 3pm and 4pm, though the assembly session will originate on that day.

Since July 13 and 14 are holidays, Kumar said he would hear K Gopalaiah and Ramalinga Reddy on July 15.

“I actually have given them two days time and asked them to newest their argument on July 11. Then I will must repair a date to help a hearing and help notices to the persons captivating,” Kumar said.


Congress seeks disqualification of rebels

Combating to save the coalition govt, the Congress sought the assembly speaker’s intervention in disqualifying its insurrection legislators and accused the BJP of utilizing cash energy to trap its members after one other MLA give up the social gathering.

In a counter offensive, a delegation of Congress leaders met the speaker and submitted the petition searching for, below the anti-defection legislation, disqualification of the insurrection legislators in accordance with the dedication taken at a assembly of the Congress Legislature Gain together (CLP) on Tuesday.


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