Opposition parties continue dharna in K'taka Assembly
Bangalore, Feb 28: Karnataka Legislative Assembly was today (Feb 28, 2006) adjourned twice without transacting any business following the Opposition parties continuing their dharna against Speaker Krishna's ruling on the validity of the Governor's first address to the joint session.
As soon as the House assembled for the day, Leader of the Opposition N Dharam Singh expressed his views on the Speaker's ruling yesterday.
As the opposition members continued their dharna, Mr Krishna adjourned the House for 15 minutes to pave the way for conciliatory talks to convince them.
When the House reassembled after more than two hours, the Speaker adjourned it again to meet at 1600 hrs as the stalemate continued.
The Speaker, in his ruling, yesterday, had rendered the Governor's first address to the joint session on January 19 as infructuous and held his second address on February 24 as valid.