SC takes serious decisions on Karnataka MLA’s resignations
In the democratic country, there has been a real play of politics using the constitution by the political leaders in Karnataka especially from the INC party members. After a series of resignations and the irresponsible behavior from the speaker, the Supreme Court finally involved and said that it all this mess has to be cleared in a day.
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar's plea seeking more time to decide on rebel MLAs' resignations. The SC said it had already passed the order in the morning asking the Speaker to decide on the resignations during the course of the day.
Apparently, Sixteen MLAs, including Housing Minister MTB Nagaraj, have resigned. Supreme Court has asked 10 rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs of Karnataka "to meet the Karnataka Assembly Speaker at 6 pm today and submit their resignations if they so wish." The Speaker has to take a decision in the remaining part of the day. It also ordered DGP of Karnataka to provide protection to the MLAs and adjourned the hearing for tomorrow.
Meanwhile, the BJP’s numbers in the 224-member Assembly have gone up to 107, after two independents extended support to BJP. Bangalore Police has enforced Section 144 extending up to 2 kilometers around Vidhan Soudha from 11 to 14 July.