Karnataka Assembly to reconvene on 18 July for vote of confidence; confident that we will win trust motion, says Siddaramaiah

  • Siddaramaiah on Monday said that discussion on the vote of confidence will be taken up on Thursday in the Karnataka Assembly

  • The Congress-JD(S) government has plunged into crisis following the resignation by several MLAs from the House

  • State BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa had asked Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to prove his government's majority in the Assembly

Bengaluru: Congress Legislature Party leader Siddaramaiah on Monday said that discussion on the vote of confidence will be taken up on Thursday in the Karnataka Assembly.

 Karnataka Assembly to reconvene on 18 July for vote of confidence; confident that we will win trust motion, says Siddaramaiah

Former Chief Minister and Congress JD(S) coordination committee chairman Siddaramaiah with party MLAs arrives to take part in the State Assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru. PTI

Speaking to mediapersons, Siddaramaiah said, "Discussion on the vote of confidence will be taken on Thursday at 11 am. The BJP has also agreed on the same. It is a numbers game, I am hopeful and confident that we will win the vote of confidence," he said.

A meeting of the CLP was conducted here earlier today. This comes in the wake of BJP's demand for a trust vote in the state Assembly on Monday.

The Congress-JD(S) government has plunged into crisis following the resignation by several MLAs from the House.

Ten dissident Congress and JD(S) MLAs had moved the Supreme Court which has directed the Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar to maintain status quo on their resignation and disqualification till 16 July.

State BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa had asked Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to prove his government's majority in the Assembly on Monday.

Kumaraswamy had on Friday told the Speaker that he was ready to seek a trust vote or face a no-confidence motion during the session which will go on till 26 July.

Updated Date: Jul 15, 2019 17:22:32 IST