Sonia, Rahul protest outside Parliament over Karnataka crisis
Trinamool Congress, Samajwadi Party, Nationalist Congress Party, Rashtriya Janata Dal, Communist Party of India (CPI) leaders protested with placards in front the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament on Thursday against BJP stating that the ruling party ‘trying to destabilise’ state governments.
The protest soon saw UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, and several senior Congress leaders join the chorus. Speaking to the media, Rahul Gandhi explained that the protest is against the ruling BJP over the political crisis in Karnataka and Goa. They also carried placards with messages like 'Save Democracy'.
Apparently, we are known about the mess happening in Karnataka and today, Supreme Court has taken this issue very seriously and ordered the Speaker to receive resignations within a day and ordered all the MLA to submit resignations by evening without any fail. Karnataka DGP was ordered to give required security to the MLA’s .
On the other hand, Goa Congress tumbled late on Wednesday when out of its 15-member Congress legislature party lost 10 members, who staged a walkout to in order to join the BJP. Meanwhile, The Aam Aadmi Party in Goa has called the merger a betrayal of Goan voters. The stunning development takes the tally of BJP MLAs from 17 to 27 in the state legislative assembly.