Breaking: SC directs Speaker of Karnataka Assembly to decide on resignation of rebel MLAs by today [Read order]

Murali Krishnan July 11 2019

The Supreme Court today directed the Speaker of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly to decide on the resignation tendered by rebel Congress and JD(S) MLAs.

The Court has allowed the rebel MLAs of the Congress and the JD(S) in Karnataka to appear before the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly at 6 pm today to tender their resignations. The Speaker is required to decide on the resignations today itself.

The order states,

"...we permit the petitioners, ten in number . . .

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