Supreme Court might make an important decision on resignation of rebel MLAs amid Karnataka Political crisis
Karnataka Political Crisis may take a turn today as Supreme Cou will hear the plea today. Decision on rebel lawmaker who resigned on 6th July moved to Supreme Court seeking acceptance of resignation might come today. Speaker Ramesh Kumar didn’t accept the resignation of the 12 MLAs saying that he needed more time to think.
Speaker asked for more time to think on resignation of MLAs from Supreme Court
Firstly the speaker said that the resignations were not in a proper format. MLAs then gave their resignation again in the court. The Speaker told the Supreme Court that he needs time to authenticate the resignation. He will check if the resignations are voluntary or coerced.
A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi looked after the plea and earlier said that SS will look into the matter as soon as possible.
After the 10 days of their resignation Supreme Court today might take a call on their resignations today.
Sixteen MLAs from the JDS and Congress and two independent legislators have resigned so far in the Karnataka.
If the resignations are accepted, BJP will have the majority
If the speaker Ramesh Kumar accepts the resignation then BJP will have the majority in the Karnataka. The coalition government will be left with only 100 seats and BJP has 105 seats. Currently, the majority mark is 113 which will fall to 105 after the acceptance of resignations. Two independent MLAs, who resigned earlier, have already shown interest in joining BJP. Independent candidates support will take Bhartiya Janta Party to 107.
The JDS-Congress government has decided to floor test today which seems like the last ditch to save their government in the state.
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Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and BJP chief of Karnataka Siddaramaiah coaxed MTB Nagaraj to join the party back. Mr Nagaraj hinted at joining the party again if another rebel Sudhakar Rao withdraws his resignation.
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