BENGALURU: Amid the continuing political crisis in the command, two riot legislators, one each and each from theCongressand JD(S), did now not look sooner thanKarnatakaassembly speakerKR Ramesh Kumaron Monday for a private listening to over their resignations from the Dwelling, loyal sources said.
The speaker had closing week askedRamalinga Reddy(Congress) andGopalaiahof the JD(S) to seem sooner than him at his enviornment of job.
Both Reddy and Gopalaiah had called up the assembly secretary’s enviornment of job and told that they is no longer going to be in a enviornment to seem on Monday and sought any other date, assembly secretariat sources said.
“Speaker is yet to repair any other date for them to seem sooner than him,” the sources added.
Whereas Gopalaiah remained in Mumbai along with assorted disgruntled MLAs, Reddy is declared to luxuriate in cited private reasons.
Earlier in the day, Reddy, a seven-time Congress legislator, had tweeted clarifying that he used to be in Bengaluru, amid reports that he used to be on his manner to Mumbai the put assorted riot MLAs are camped.
“Every other folks are unnecessarily spreading the news that I’m flying to Mumbai. I even luxuriate in made it very positive that I’m in #Bengaluru. Set up a matter to media mates to abstain from the rumours,” he said in a tweet.
The Congress has thought of Reddy an “exception” and has no longer made any disqualification plea against him, as he has acknowledged that he used to be no longer quitting the celebration.
Coalition leaders including chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, CLP chief Siddaramaiah and AICC well-liked secretary KC Venugopal had made attempts to pacify Reddy and persuade him to withdraw resignation.
Congress leaders feel that if Reddy withdraws, a minimum of three Congress MLAs from Bengaluru metropolis, ST Somashekar, Munirathna and Byrathi Basavaraj would possibly perhaps phrase suit.
Earlier, three riot MLAs Narayana Gowda ofJDSand Anand Singh and Prathap Gouda Patil of Congress had did now not look sooner than the speaker on July 12.
Reddy and Gopalaiah were segment of the principle batch of 13 legislators of the ruling Congress-JDS combine who resigned from the assembly on July 6, dealing a blow to the coalition executive. Later, three assorted MLAs additionally quit.
Ramesh Kumar had held that the resignation letters ofonly 5 of the 13 MLAs were in appropriate layout.
To boot to to that of Gopaliah and Reddy, resignations of Gowda, Patil andSingh were found in suppose.
The speaker had then mounted July 12 and 15 for listening to MLAs whose resignations were in suppose,while asking others to post their resignations smartly.
Ten MLAs, who moved the Supreme Court alleging that the speaker used to be no longer accepting their resignations, had seemed sooner than him on Thursday as directed by the court docket and submitted resignations afresh.
After the MLAs met him, the speaker ruled out any quick dedication on the resignation.
When the topic got here up on Friday, the apex court docket restrained the speaker from taking any dedication on the resignations as smartly as disqualification of MLAs till July 16.
In the intervening time, the Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a pleaof 5 extra riot Congress MLAs along with the pending petition of 10 legislators seeking a route to the speaker to accept their resignations.
Five extra riot Congress MLAs from Karnataka had moved the head court docket on July 13 against the speaker no longer accepting their resignations.