Coalition government ready to face opposition in spl Session
Mysore, Sep 17 (UNI) Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today said that his government is ready to face the opposition if it raises the alleged Rs 150 Crore 'Mining Bribery' issue in the Special Session of the Legislature, scheduled to be held in Belgaum from September 25 to 29.
Talking to newsmen at the helipad here, he said that ''the Janata Dal (Secular) and Bharatiya Janata Party coalition government is ready to face the opposition in both houses on the suspended BJP Council member Janardhana Reddy's alleged Rs 150 Crore 'Mining Bribery' issue.'' Replying to a question, he said that an official invitation was extended to Governor T N Chaturvedi to address the joint session but the communication of his (Mr Chaturvedi) not addressing was not yet received by the government.
To another question about the Opposition Congress party submitting a memorandum to the Governor demanding dismissal of the Coalition government following 'Mining Bribery' charges, Mr Kumaraswamy said that ''as opposition they have done their duty and it is usual.'' About the fielding of party candidate for the Chamundieswari Assembly Constituency falling vacant following the resignation of former Deputy Chief Minister S Siddaramaiah after joining the Congress and quitting JD(S), Mr Kumaraswamy said that the party would take a decision at an appropriate time.
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