Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy returned from a 10-day U.S. trip on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)

Karnataka Political Crisis Updates: BJP To Stage Protests Demanding HD Kumaraswamy’s Resignation

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Karnataka Congress Leaders Discuss Action Against Rebel MLAs

Karnataka Congress leaders KC Venugopal, Dinesh Gundu Rao, Siddaramaiah, G Parameshwara, MB Patil and Eshwara Khandre have held a meeting with legal advisers at an undisclosed location to discuss further action against the Congress MLAs who have resigned. ANI

JD(S) MLAs Arrive At Prestige Golfshire Club In Bengaluru

Karnataka: BJP Legislative Party To Meet Again On Tuesday

The BJP Legislative Party in Karnataka will meet again on Tuesday to decide future course of action, amid the unravelling Karnataka political crisis.

“It was discussed (at Monday's BJP MLA meeting) to wait for two more days and see if this government resigns or not and then decide our course of action,” says BJP MLA Arvind Limbavali. “Today's meeting was called to discuss the issues to be taken up in the assembly session which begins on 12 July." ANI

Suspended Karnataka Congress MLA Says Will Resign Shortly

Karnataka Congress MLA R Roshan Baig, who was suspended last month for his "anti-party" activities, on Monday said he would also resign from the state assembly shortly.

"I have made up my mind almost. I'm bycotting the party meeting tomorrow since I have been suspended," Baig said. He clarified that he has not made up his mind yet to join the BJP. PTI

BJP To Stage Protests Demanding Kumaraswamy's Resignation

The BJP on Monday said it would stage state-wide protests from Tuesday demanding Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's resignation.

"This government has lost the majority and it has no moral right to continue. The chief minister should resign immediately. We will stage demonstrations tomorrow across the state at all the district headquarters," Karnataka BJP president BS Yeddyurappa said in Bengaluru.

"If at all he has dignity, honour and self-esteem, or if he is aware of Karnataka's culture and traditions, he should immediately resign...,” said BJP MLA R Ashok. “Do not try to stick on to the chair. You do not have the numbers.” PTI

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