Bengaluru: The political crisis in Karnataka has entered the 11th hour as Supreme Court delivered its verdict on pleas of 15 rebel Congress-JD (S)MLAs, who had sought a direction for Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar to accept their resignations.
The Supreme Court has said the trust vote will take place on Thursday. MLAs can’t be compelled to attend the Karnataka Assembly on Thursday, the SC has said. The SC also told the Speaker that he is free to take a decision on resignations of the rebel MLAs.
The apex court also said that it cannot compel the MLAs to participate in the trust vote tomorrow.