H Nagesh and R Shankar stated that they had withdrawn support to the ruling coalition and requested the Speaker to make seating arrangements for them on the opposition side.
The state BJP chief said it was better for CM HD Kumaraswamy to resign and allow a new government to take over as he had clearly lost majority.
The MLAs who moved the apex court are Sudhakar, Roshan Baig, MTB Nagaraj, Muniratna, and Anand Singh.
Nagaraj said he will also hold talks with rebel MLA Dr K Sudhakar to convince him to withdraw his resignation.
Congress's troubleshooter and Water Resources Minister DK Shivakumar reached the residence of Housing Minister M T B Nagaraj at about 5 AM and camped there for almost four-and-a-half hours.