If all had gone well, elections to the posts of Council chairman and deputy chairman should have been held on Wednesday.
Interim chairman and two-time MLC Raghunath Rao Malkapure has emerged frontrunner for the Chairman’s post.
After his victory, Horatti said he had expected to win about 9,000 votes, but ended up winning more.
While the Congress party has fielded Basavaraj Gurikar, the Gowdas' party has given the ticket to Shrishaila Gadadinni.
An appropriate action will be taken against him once a clarification is received for him for the notice, said Regional Commissioner Amlan Aditya Biswas.
The resolution further states that Horatti dedicated his life for the well-being of teachers and the field of education.
Former chairman of the Karnataka Legislative Council, Basavaraj Horatti joined the BJP here on Wednesday, after severing long ties with the Janata Parivar.
Karnataka Legislative Council Chairman, Basavaraj Horatti (76), submitted his resignation on Monday both as MLC and as chairman of the Council. He was set to retire in six weeks.
Horatti said he has no misunderstanding with Deve Gowda or Kumaraswamy and has affection towards them. "I in fact spoke to Kumaraswamy, before making this decision."
Horatti had recently met Union Home Minister Amit Shah during the latter’s visit to Bengaluru and announced his decision to join the BJP.
With Horatti meeting Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday, all decks are cleared for his joining BJP.
Speculation over senior JDS leader Basavaraj Horatti joining the BJP ended after he met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Bengaluru on Tuesday.
He is likely to be the BJP's candidate for the upcoming MLC polls from West Teachers' constituency.
Basavaraj Horatti said he would join the BJP and likely be its candidate for the upcoming MLC polls from West Teachers' constituency.
DS MLC Bhojegowda said the investigation officer for atrocity cases involves officers of or above the rank of DySPs.