Karnataka political crisis: Congress to seek action against resigned MLAs
Former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced after Congress Legislature Party meeting that the party would submit petition to Speaker to disqualify the MLAs who have resigned under provisions of the the Anti-Defection Law.
Senior Congress leader R. Roshan Baig submits his resignation letter to Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Tuesday.
With this, the total resignations goes to 14 — 11 from Congress and 3 from JDS.
Khanapur unit of BJP has opposed the proposed entry of Anjali Nimbalkar joining the BJP after resigning from the Congress.
Sources in the Congress say that Speaker has issued notice to those who have resigned to appear before him on July 11. "We expect him to take a decision on that day or we will wait till the session on July 12."
Members of the Congress and the BJP hold protests accusing each other for the political crisis in the State in Dharwad.