Karnataka: Congress convenes legislature party meeting tomorrow
Amid the political crisis in Karnataka, Congress has convened a meeting of the legislature party tomorrow.ANI | Bengaluru (Karnataka) | Updated: 14-07-2019 14:54 IST | Created: 14-07-2019 14:54 IST
Congress leader and former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah told ANI on Sunday that the meeting will be held before the start of the Assembly session tomorrow. The Congress-JD(S) government has plunged into crisis following the resignation by several MLAs from the House.
Ten dissident Congress and JD(S) MLAs have moved the Supreme Court which has directed the Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar to maintain status quo on their resignation and disqualification till July 16. State BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa had asked Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to prove his government's majority in the Assembly on Monday.
Kumaraswamy had on Friday told the Speaker that he was ready to seek a trust vote or face a no-confidence motion during the session which will go on July 26. (ANI)