All the disqualified five Independent MLAs appealed the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday, Oct 13, seeking right to vote in Oct 14 trust vote.
5 Independents MLAs and 11 BJP MLAs were disqualified by the Assembly Speaker K G Bopaiah, under the provisions of the anti-defection law ahead of the trust vote in the Assembly.
On Monday, Oct 11, BJP won the controversial trust vote. However, the floor test sparked off a row as the Speaker K G Bopaiah disqualified the rebel MLAs ahead of the vote.
On Oct 14, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa has to again prove the majority in Assembly.