BENGALURU: Karnataka Congress leaderSiddaramaiahand the leader of the opposition B S Yeddyurappa of the BJP were locked in a wordy duel within the Karnataka assembly on Tuesday over the fate of whip issued to the rebel MLAs whose resignation has threatened the continuity of the coalition authorities.
At some stage within the resumed debate on motion of self belief moved by chief minister H D Kumaraswamy, Yeddyurappa educated Siddaramaiah, the Congress Legislature Occasion leader, that the whip he has issued in opposition to the rebel MLAs has no designate.
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“My working out of rules is that the Supreme Courtroom has given safety to the (rebel) MLAs from the whip. They can’t be compelled to support the assembly complaints. Whether you settle with me or no longer nevertheless your whip has no designate,” the BJP veteran educated Siddaramaiah.
Alternatively, Siddaramaiah countered him pronouncing the apex court has no longer barred him from issuing whip and the speaker of the assembly has upheld his factual.
“Supreme court has no longer educated me no longer to enviornment whip. I even beget got every factual to enviornment whip below the Constitution. It has been upheld by the speaker,” he said.
He furthermore said the 10th Agenda of the Constitution dealing with disqualification on ground of defection has made it clear that no longer finest the violation of a whip nevertheless furthermore indulging in anti-celebration activities might well invite disqualification of the MLAs.
The argument broke when water resources minister D K Shivakumar was addressing the Home.
Shivakumar reminded Yeddyurappa about his reported observation in Ballari that byelections must no longer engage region and these that resign to circumvent defection must be barred from contesting elections for 10 years.
“BJP has got a gargantuan energy after the Lok Sabha election. Come on, this is the time. Keep an near this methodology (defections),” Shivakumar educated the BJP leader.
Kumaraswamy and convey Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao beget sought a clarification from Supreme Courtroom on its July 17 converse by which the 15 rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs were granted reduction that they can’t be compelled to engage part within the continuing assembly complaints.