K'taka Governor Bhardwaj recommends Prez rule

Posted By: Mamatha
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Bangalore, Oct 11: Even after passing the floor test in the assembly by BJP with the majority of 106, the Karnataka political crisis seems endless.  Facing the ill issue HR Bhardwaj, Karnataka Governor, has sent a report to the Centre recommending President's rule in the state.

Bhardwaj, has noted in his report that what had happened during the confidence vote in the state assembly "is all unconstitutional".

According to the sources, the Governor has also mentioned about the Speaker K G Bopaiah, who disqualified 16 dissident MLAs and then held a voice vote to test the state government's strength in the House.

The Karnataka-BJP government crisis took a dramatic turn on Monday, Oct 11, just before the trust vote scheduled, when 11 BJP MLAs and 5 Independent MLAs were disqualified by the speaker K G Bopaiah under the anti-defection law.

Restricted from entering the Karnataka State Assembly, the 16 disqualified rebel MLAs created rampage outside the Vidhana Soudha and the BJP government succeeded in proving its majority.

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