Karnataka Crisis: Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Plea Of Five More Rebel MLAs
The Supreme Court of India in New Delhi. (Source: PTI)

Karnataka Crisis: Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Plea Of Five More Rebel MLAs

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The Supreme Court has agreed to hear plea of five more rebel Congress Members of Legislative Assembly along with the pending petition of 10 legislators seeking a direction to the Karnataka Assembly Speaker to accept their resignation.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the submission of senior advocate Mukul Rohtagi, appearing for the rebel MLAs, that they be also made parties to the pending petition, which is to be heard on Tuesday.

Five more rebel Congress MLAs from Karnataka moved the apex court on July 13 against the Speaker not accepting their resignations.

These MLAs are Anand Singh, K Sudhakar, N Nagaraj, Munirathna, and Roshan Baig.

The apex court had on July 12 restrained Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar from taking any decision till July 16 on the resignation and disqualification of 10 rebel MLAs of the ruling Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) coalition.

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