Earlier, he had challenged Doreswamy to prove that he had suffered as many lathi blows as Savarkar and prove if he was jailed at Kaala Pani and the Andamans.
The Congress leader said they have decided to call off the protest in the House in the interest of the welfare of the state and to take part in the proceedings.
The House, which was supposed to discuss the Constitution, witnessed members of both parties throwing accusations at each other.
Yielding to Speaker's instructions, the Congress had filed a notice under section 363 of House proceedings seeking Speaker's residual powers to expel BJP legislator Basanagouda Yatnal.
Question of centenarian freedom fighter HS Doreswamy’s honour led to a logjam in the Karnataka legislative assembly on the very first day it convened for the budget session.
Freedom fighter Doreswamy seeks Yediyurappa’s intervention amid row over Yatnal questioning his credentials
JDS senior leader Kumaraswamy too condemned Yatnal’s statement, saying it is unfortunate that Yatnal made an attempt to sully the image of Doreswamy.
The saffron party leaders have extended support to Yatnal, days after he called centenarian freedom fighter HS Doreswamy a 'fake freedom fighter' who behaves like a 'Pakistani agent'.
BJP legislator Basangouda Patil Yatnal on Friday kept up his attack on veteran freedom fighter HS Doreswamy, demanding proof of his participation in the freedom struggle.
He also accused the Union Home Department of failing to tackle the situation.
Former Union minister and Vijayapura MLA Basangouda Patil Yatnal on Tuesday called senior freedom fighter HS Doreswamy ‘fake’ and a ‘Pakistani agent’.
Doreswamy disobeyed the police and continued to protest at Town Hall though they had not given permission to do so.
The 102-year-old freedom fighter H S Doreswamy has been protesting in Bengaluru for years and this time against the Citizen (Amendment) Act.
Speaking to The New Indian Express, Doreswamy said that he will continue to sit at Town Hall along with other protesters if he's not granted the permission by 3 PM.