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'Will Have to Examine if Resignations are Genuine': Karnataka Speaker Says Not Responsible for Political Crisis

NYOOOZ 2019-07-11 05:30:00


Bengaluru: Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar Thursday said he would to have examine if the resignations by ruling coalition MLAs were voluntary and genuine.
As per the Karnataka Legislature Rules, intended resignation should be "in perfect format," he told reporters after meeting the disgruntled legislators.
Kumar also insisted that he was neither responsible for the current political situation nor its outcome.
I will have to examine whether resignations are voluntary and genuine," he added.
The resignation of 16 MLAs (13 from Congress and three from JDS) has pushed the coalition government to the brink of collapse.