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Karnataka: 11 Congress-JD(S) MLAs submit resignation, drama is speaker’s chamber as DK Shivakumar struggles to save govt

Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, meanwhile, is not in the country at the moment and is expected to return tomorrow.

The Congress-JD(S) ruling is coalition is providing for great drama in Karnataka. Reports have been coming in that as many as 11 MLAs have tendered their resignation and more are expected to follow. According to the latest information, as reported by Republic TV, DK Shivakumar, troubleshooter for the Congress in the state, has reached the Vidhan Soudha and tore the resignation letters submitted by the disgruntled MLAs.

Karnataka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar has confirmed that 11 MLAs have resigned thus far.

DK Shivakumar, however, had earlier said no one was going to resign.

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Reportedly, all the resigning MLAs from the Congress belong to the Siddaramaiah faction. The former Chief Minister of the state is believed to have reached his residence in Bengaluru amidst the latest crisis. The BJP, on the other hand, says that it’s not in touch with the disgruntled MLAs and that they are resigning because they have realized that continuing in their position was not in the interests of their constituencies and the state.

Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, meanwhile, is not in the country at the moment and is expected to return tomorrow.

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