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Jarkiholi did not attend the Congress Legislature Party meet as well ahead of the budget session.
Congress MLAs Ramesh Jarkiholi and Mahesh Kumathalli are expected to join the party within the next few days, as they are left without a choice.
Congress legislators violating the whip has been the single biggest worry for its leadership.
At least nine MLAs of the JD(S)-Congress coalition gave the first day of the budget session a miss despite a whip mandating their presence.
The budget session of the Karnataka assembly is barely a day away but four legislators of the Congress are still keeping their party on tenterhooks.
Gokak’s Ramesh Jarkiholi, Athani’s Mahesh Kumathalli and Ballari Rural’s B Nagendra along with Chincholli MLA Umesh Jadhav have been asked to appear in person before Siddaramaiah.
As a representative of Athani, he said, he will confine himself only to Athani constituency and focus on its development for the next five years.
While Siddaramaiah said that recent political incidents were discussed, he insisted that the Anand Singh-Ganesh assault case was an internal party matter.
A group of rebel Congress leaders, headed by Ramesh Jarkiholi, has been camping in New Delhi for the past few weeks despite its failure to gather the numbers needed to topple the coalition.
The reason behind the failure of his coup, sources say, is BJP national president Amit Shah.
After watching MLA Ramesh Jarkiholi’s rebel activities patiently for two weeks, the Congress leadership has finally decided to crack the whip to put its house in order.
You all have gone mad, need to be kicked hard, Karnataka Congress MLA Ramesh Jarkiholi tells reporters
Alighting from his black Innova car at his house, Ramesh Jarkiholi lambasted reporters even before they posed questions to him.
A week after he went missing last Tuesday, Ramesh Jarkiholi’s whereabouts have become a little more clear.
According to sources, top BJP leaders have held talks with the Jarkiholis, but are yet to come to a consensus on some issues before giving their final nod to the group.
On his arrival in Belagavi after the cabinet expansion in Bengaluru, Satish Jarkiholi that he would meet Ramesh Jarkiholi the same day and persuade him not to quit the Assembly.