Karnataka crisis: Supreme Court says rebel MLAs can't be compelled to participate in the trust vote
The Supreme Court declared that the 15 rebel MLAs 'ought not' to the compelled to take part in the proceedings of the Karnataka Assembly. Which is criticized to decide the confidence motion by HD Kumaraswamy Government.
The Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that Karnataka Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar has been deciding on the rebel legislators resignations within such- time as regarded by him. The court also said the speaker’s decision should be put before it.
The Chief Justice and include justices Deepak Gupta and Anirudha Bose said speaker’s discretion in deciding the resignation issue of 15 MLAs should not be fettered by the court’s directions or observation and he should be free to decide the issue. The court is said it was passing an interim order in facts and circumstances of the case and to maintain “constitutional balance” in the matter.