Breaking: Liberty to Karnataka Speaker, freedom to rebel MLAs: What the Supreme Court held [Read order]

Murali Krishnan July 17 2019
Karnataka MLAs

The Supreme Court today directed the Speaker of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly to decide on the resignations of the rebel Congress and JD(S) MLAs within an "appropriate time frame".

However, the Court refrained from laying down any particular time frame.

It also ordered that the 15 MLAs cannot be compelled to participate in the proceedings of the House.

Larger issues involved in the case deserved to be answered at a later stage, the Court further held . . .

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