Karnataka government in a crisis, CLP meeting called

A crucial Legislature Party (CLP) meeting was called at the Vidhan Sabha by the leaders in Bengaluru. The assembly session is scheduled to begin on July 12 and in their preceding meeting is about saving the 13-month old Congress-JDS government which is imbibed in a crisis as 11 of their MLAs had offered resignation to the Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar.

CM HD Kumaraswamy had claimed they will walk through this crisis and will save the government.

Sources claim 11 ministers have not attended the meeting, three of them cited health reasons. HD Kumaraswamy is proposed to restructure his Council of Ministers and acquire the dissident MLAs.

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury had accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of conspiring against the current coalition government.

“The BJP doesn’t want the Congress to be in power anywhere, be it in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan or Karnataka. They are conspiring to topple the government in Karnataka. This unholy attempt to topple the government in Karnataka and the cheap ways employed in doing so are harming democracy,” said Chowdhury.

“They are doing everything at their disposal to see the government falls. When you see the sequence of events, it is clear that the BJP is the one trying to bring down Karnataka government” Chowdhury added.

“Whatever is happening in Karnataka, our party has nothing to do with it. Our party is fully committed to the dignity of parliamentary democracy,” responded Rajnath Singh in the Lower House of Parliament.

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