Uproar in Parliament over Karnataka Crisis: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2pm; Congress-DMK stages walkout in Lok Sabha


The Upper House of the Parliament was adjourned till 2 pm on Tuesday after the opposition created chaos in the House over the Political crisis in Karnataka. Congress MPs jumped into the well of the Rajya Sabha and raised slogans against Bharatiya Janata Party accusing it of creating a political crisis in Karnataka.

Following which the uproar, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm.

While a similar scene was seen in the Lower House of the Parliament with Congress and its Tamil Nadu ally, DMK, staged a walkout from the House over the Karnakata Political Developments.

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Congress Lok Sabha Leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury slammed Bharatiya Janata Party. Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Chowdhury said, ‘Poaching of MLAs is a threat for Democracy and this type of politics is dangerous. This should be stopped’.

He further said that the ruling party is saying that they will take Karnataka in their fold and Madhya Pradesh next on cards. ‘This type of politics is dangerous for democracy’, Chowdhury said.

The quick turn of events comes days after 11 MLAs from Congress–JD(S) ruling coalition meet Assembly Speaker on Saturday and tendered their resignation giving a big blow to the coalition government.

With the resignation of 11 MLAs of Congress-JDS and 2 Independent MLAs, the coalition government reduced to a minority with 104 MLAs which is 9 less than the required figures.

Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) have accused BJP of making efforts to topple the 13-month old coalition government.

Lawmakers including Ramalinga Reddy, Anand Singh, BC Patil, H Vishvanath, Narayan Gowda, Shivaram Hebbar, Mahesh Kumathalli, Gopalaiah, Ramesh Jarkiholi, Pratap Gowda Patil among others have submitted their resignations. The Assembly Speaker has yet not taken a call.



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