Ahead of the Floor test in Karnataka Assembly, Shiv Sena on Monday slammed Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and said that he should resign as he has lost the majority. Uddhav Thackeray-led party, Shiv Sena, also urged the Central Government to either impose President’s rule in the state or dismiss the coalition government.
In its editorial mouthpiece Saamna, Shiv Sena stated that ‘Everyone is violating the democratic norms in Karnataka, Why Central Government is watching quietly the whole Drama’.
Urging the Centre to intervene in the political crisis, Shiv Sena stated that, ‘Centre should do anything to end this drama anyhow, either dismiss the Karnataka Legislative Assembly or impose President’s rule in the state’.
Raising questions on the Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, Shiv Sena stated that, ‘Don’t know when this political drama will end, Chief Minister should resign following the democratic and parliamentary procedures. The whole country is watching the political drama and the Chief Minister is struggling to retain his chair despite losing the majority in the House’.
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It seems like the ongoing political crisis in Karnataka is likely to end today, as the Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar on Monday said that decision on the floor test will be taken today.
HD Kumaraswamy-led coalition government, on Friday, failed to meet the two deadlines set by the Governor Vajubhai Vala for the Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to prove the majority in the House. Following which the floor test was scheduled for Monday.
The 13-months old coalition government suffered a huge setback earlier this month when 11 MLAs from Congress–JD(S) ruling coalition tendered their resignation. And thereafter political episode and drama started in Karnataka. Later on, many other MLAs also tendered their resignation taking the tally to over 16 till now.
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