Rebel MLAs gave their resignation to speaker Ramesh Kumar who hasn’t accepted it yet
10 Karnataka rebels MLAs have moved Supreme Court against the speaker Ramesh Kumar over resignation row. The MLAs have alleged that the speaker is not accepting the resignation on purpose. Submission note of the MLAs have been taken by the apex court and the court will see if pleas can be put on Thursday or not. A bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi took the note of the submission from the senior advocate Mukul Rohtagi who was representing the rebel MLAs.
BJP is on dharna seeking resignation from the Karnataka CM
Karnataka state president BS Yeddyurappa along with BJP MLAs and MLC are currently staging a dharna near Gandhi statue in Vidhana Soudha premises seeking resignation from the Chief Minister of Karnataka H D Kumaraswamy.
Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee President Dinesh Gundurao has said the Karnataka Chief Minister will seek trust vote in the monsoon session if BJP doesn’t move a no-confidence motion against the Kumaraswamy.
Meanwhile, the Congress leader DK Shivakumar is making a last-ditch attempt in Mumbai to calm the rebel MLAs and save the government.
One of the rebel MLAs B Basavaraj spoke on not meeting DK Shivakumar
One of the rebel MLAs B Basavaraj spoke on not meeting the senior leader DK Shivakumar. He said that “Love, friendship and affection is on the other side and we respect him but there is a reason why we have taken this step. With respect and gratitude, we want him to understand that we can’t meet him.”
The Karnataka government is going through a big political crisis after the party president of Congress Rahul Gandhi resigned from his post. The JDS-Congress alliance government might lose the majority once the resignations of rebel MLAs are accepted.
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