Karnataka: All Congress MLAs quit, submit resignation to CM
Bangalore : Amid ongoing political crisis in Karnataka, all 22 Congress ministers have submitted their resignation to party chief Dinesh Gundu Rao to placate the rebel MLAs after a meeting chaired by Karnataka deputy CM G Parameshwara on Monday.
The new resignation comes in the backdrop of political developments in Karnataka after the resignation of over a dozen ruling Congress-JD(S) MLAs.
"We know what BJP is trying to do. If need be, all of us may resign and then accommodate the MLAs," Karnataka deputy CM Parameshwara said before his meeting with the cabinet ministers. Karnataka deputy CM said, "Willing to quit if the party wants his to placate the MPs."
The Congress-JD(S) government plunged into a crisis after 13 MLAs, 10 Congress and three JD(S), submitted their resignations to the Speaker.
Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy who returned from the USA on Sunday held a series of meetings with leaders of the JD(S) and Congress, including the Congress legislative party leader and former chief minister Siddaramaiah without a break till late Sunday night.