The BJP is yet to announce its candidates for the remaining two assembly seats where bypolls will be held in December.
The poll process is expected to gain momentum only after the Supreme Court delivers its verdict on Wednesday on the disqualified legislators’ petition.
KR Ramesh Kumar had disqualified these 17 MLAs, leading to the fall of the Congress-JD(S) coalition government headed by the then chief minister HD Kumaraswamy.
The saffron party’s attempt to project Deputy Chief Minister Laxman Savadi as the next-gen Lingayat face is making Yediyurappa uncomfortable.
Unfazed by the criticism, the Speaker told The New Sunday Express in an interview, “It was my decision and I had not consulted the CM about it.”
The protest was against the recent order passed by Kageri banning video and still cameras, phones and tablets inside the State assembly.
According to an Assembly secretariat order, still cameras, mobile phones or even tablets are also not allowed inside the assembly.
Siddaramaiah now ceases to be a member of the Congress Working Committee, the highest decision-making body of the party.
While Madhusudan Mistry, who is in Bengaluru to choose Leader of Opposition, greeted by factionalism, strong contenders for the post are Siddaramaiah and HK Patil.
Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president Dinesh Gundu Rao said that the EC is ensuring that the BJP is benefitted by its actions.
As per the new schedule, November 21 will be the last date of withdrawing from electoral battle.
Rescheduled session — from Oct 10 to 12 — will focus on passing Finance Bill; bypolls take over, to keep politicians busy
Deve Gowda further stated that the senior leaders of the party will meet on Sunday to determine further course of action.
RR Nagar and Maski constituencies were not declared to go through bypolls.
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